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HER Number:MDV54309
Name:WATERMILL in the Parish of Molland


Champson farm mill.


Grid Reference:SS 802 284
Map Sheet:SS82NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMolland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOLLAND

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings, including a separately Listed building (Grade II) Stable and Granary, within the curtilege of the Listed Farmhouse (Grade II), at Great Champson Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS82NW/3/4
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

WATERMILLS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV18616.

Champson farm mill. Overshot wheel, 16.5 ft diam, 2.5" wide, with buckets, not in good condition. The internal machinery was apparently bolted to a plate on the main spindle. No other machinery visible. Leat overgrown on both sides of wheel. Last used c.30 years ago for electricity. Previously a corn mill (watermills).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV87585.

Des=watermills in north devon 1994/(1995)32/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV87586.

Des=bodman,m. /watermills and other water-powered sites in devon/(september 2003)245/interim draft report in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV87587.

Bodman,m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998) 35,107/in smr.

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

Waterwheel located at end of a range of stone barns at 'great champson' leat system and small dry millpond still evident in 1996 (bodman).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV18616Migrated Record: WATERMILLS.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV87585Migrated Record:
SDV87586Migrated Record:
SDV87587Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2019 8:46AM