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HER Number:MDV48925
Name:Sawmill in old factory site, Horrabridge


Sawmill depicted in the premises of the old woollen factory on the eastern side of Horrabridge. Not depicted on the 1950s Ordnance Survey maps so may have fallen out of use by this time.


Grid Reference:SX 516 699
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHorrabridge
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/180

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SAW MILL (XX - 1907 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Group of buildings marked as Old Factory.

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

'Sawmill' indicated on the early 20th century historic map but not on 1950s version. Site also marked as 'Old Factory'.

Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 199 (Monograph). SDV149229.

The site of the former woollen mill situated on the Sampford Spiney road below Foxhams was demolished some years ago, and the premises was subsequently used as a sawmill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 199.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93358 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV107286Related to: Leat from River Walkham to factory on east side of Horrabridge (Monument)
MDV48926Related to: Old Woollen factory in Horrabridge (Building)
MDV119591Related to: Sampford Terrace, Horrabridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 2:36PM