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HER Number:MDV46574
Name:Worston Mill

Summary

Weston Corn Mill shown on 19th century map which became Worston Saw Mill in the early 20th century and later Worston Mil. Possibly the site of a mill mentioned in the 14th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 594 531
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SE/82

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN MILL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Weston Corn Mill' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings to the east of the River Yealm with a Mill Leat running south from Lotherton Bridge.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Worston Saw Mill' shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 125SW (Cartographic). SDV174536.

Worsten Saw Mill ishown on 1907 map.


Chope, R. P., 1930 - 1931, Manorial customs of Yealmpton and Stokenham, 304-10 (Article in Serial). SDV163807.

Worston possibly the site of a mill referenced in Inquit PM of 1309 as 'Worichton Mill' (BM Harl 6126).


Ordnance Survey, 1970, SX55SE (Cartographic). SDV340590.

'Worston Cottage' shown at this location on 1970 map.


Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 46 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: Site 4.


Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 317 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

Weston or Worston Mill was mentioned in several 19th century directories and a sale notice of 1856.


Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Group of buildings shown as Worston Mill on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163807Article in Serial: Chope, R. P.. 1930 - 1931. Manorial customs of Yealmpton and Stokenham. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 16. Unknown. 304-10.
SDV174536Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 125SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 46.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 317.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.
SDV340590Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1970. SX55SE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV74580Related to: Lotherton Bridge (Building)
MDV74581Related to: Worston Mill Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 22 2008 2:58PM