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HER Number:MDV54305
Name:Buckland Mill, Buckland Brewer


Three storey stone buiilt mill under slate roof. Datestone records that mill was rebuilt in 1817. Internal machinery gone but waterwheel remains.


Grid Reference:SS 435 201
Map Sheet:SS42SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND BREWER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42SW/53
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Buckland Corn Mill' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Department of Environment, 1988, Buckland Brewer (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338537.

Former mill c5m east of Buck land Millhouse (not included). Datestone reads REBUILT 1817. Coursed slatestone rubble; gabled slate roof; front gable, of 2 storeys and attic in height, has segmental stone arch over loft window, and elliptical stone arches over plank first and ground floor doors. Segmental stone arches over 2 window openings to each side wall. Overshot water wheel to rear. Other details: LBS 91398.

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 26 (Monograph). SDV74915.

Buckland Mill. In lovely condition. Three-storeys, stone-walled mill carries a plaque dating a rebuild to 1847. Only the ironwork of the overshot wheel remains, overgrown with brambles. No machinery. Leat has been filled in. It was fed from a pond, now empty. Mill decommissioned during WWII, when engine grinding was installed.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 43 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No 19.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 301 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

Three storey stone built mill with slate roof situated across lane from Mill Cottage.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 43.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 301.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV338537List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Buckland Brewer. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 26.

Associated Monuments

MDV54306Related to: Buckland Mill House, Buckland Brewer (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2018 11:56AM