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HER Number:MDV36012
Name:Gatcombe Mill House, Berry Pomeroy


Gatcombe Mill, or Gatcombe Mill House, is a 17th to 18th century cottage of stone rubble with a thatched roof.


Grid Reference:SX 822 625
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerry Pomeroy
Civil ParishLittlehempston
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHEMPSTON
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRY POMEROY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/201
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100593

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1932-1933, 121NW (Cartographic). SDV165302.

'Gatcombe Mill (disused)' indicated on OS 6" (1932-1933) map. Other details: (with additions in 1938).

Department of Environment, 1985, Littlehempston, 25 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV165303.

Gatecombe Mill (formerly listed as Gatcombe Mill House). Cottage, c17th to 18th century. Stone rubble with rendered front. Thatched hipped roof with eyebrow eaves. L-shaped on plan. Two storeys. Three window range. 20th century three light casements with glazing bars in original openings with wooden lintels. 20th century ledged door to right of centre. Large chimney stack on front south west corner and rear north east corner, and another stack on corner of rear wing. Interior: chamfered ceiling beams and joists, newel stairs with section of plank and muntin partitions. Adjacent, immediately to the east, is a barn and linhay range.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 8 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: 39.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165302Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1932-1933. 121NW. 6".
SDV165303List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Littlehempston. Historic Houses Register. 25.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV36011Related to: Barn and Linhay to east of Gatcombe Mill (Building)
MDV108200Related to: Gatcombe Mill Leat, Berry Pomeroy (Monument)
MDV108201Related to: Gatcombe Mill Weir, Netherton (Monument)
MDV68834Related to: PARISH BOUNDARY in the Parish of Berry Pomeroy, Littlehempston (Monument)
MDV108199Related to: Sluice on Leat to Gatcombe Mill, Berry Pomeroy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 11 2014 2:47PM