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HER Number:MDV34467
Name:Bishop's Nympton, Garliford Mill


Miller's House. Probably early 19C.


Grid Reference:SS 755 258
Map Sheet:SS72NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishop's Nympton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS NYMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NE/57
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 22NE (Cartographic). SDV81540.

'Corn mill' shown on OS 6" (1905) map.

Devon County Council, 1974, Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer (Report - Survey). SDV83967.

Garliford Mill House. Plastered walls with hipped roof end and plastered stacks. Other details: Gazetteer.

Ordnance Survey, 1974, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV321011.

'Garliford Mill' shown on OS 6" (1974) map.

Department of Environment, 1988, Bishops Nympton, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV61773.

Miller's House. Probably early 19C. Colourwashed & rendered. Slate roof, hipped at ends; end stacks with brick shafts. L-plan. Main range 2 rooms wide with entrance to left of centre faces S across the Yeo, rear right wing at right angles to main range. 2-storeys. 3-bay front with 19C front door with gabled porch hood. Circa early 19C casements. Interior not inspected.

North Devon Archaeological Society, 1989, North Devon Watermills, 41 (Monograph). SDV337776.

In 1974 the wheel and machinery had gone. All that remains is the leat and the mill house. The mill was working around 1925.

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 118 (Monograph). SDV74915.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 35, 100 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 35, 100.
SDV321011Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1974. 6".
SDV337776Monograph: North Devon Archaeological Society. 1989. North Devon Watermills. North Devon Watermills. A5 Paperback. 41.
SDV61773List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Bishops Nympton. Historic Houses Register. Website. 7.
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 118.
SDV81540Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 22NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV83967Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1974. Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer. Devon County Council Report. Unknown. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1098 - Survey of Watermills in Devon

Date Last Edited:May 4 2005 11:39AM