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HER Number:MDV54694
Name:Fullabrook Mine Mill


The remains of a small dressing floor on the site of Fullabrook Mine, with a pit which probably housed a 25 foot waterwheel.


Grid Reference:SS 514 398
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/1/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

University of the Third Age, 1995, Watermills in North Devon 1994, 49 (Monograph). SDV74915.

Remains of a mill said to exist on the site of the disused Fullabrook Mines, now overgrown with brambles.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 33 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: Site 9.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 244 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

The remains of 8 adits, 2 shafts and a small dressing floor can be found on the site, with a pit which probably housed a 25 foot waterwheel.

Claughton, P. F., 2009, Mining History Information Pages (Website). SDV341734.

Also known as Huel Comfort, Little Comfort or West Down. Adits shafts and openworkings in valley 500 yards south-east of Fullabrook Mill. Remains of dressing floor with water powered crushing mill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 33.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 244.
SDV341734Website: Claughton, P. F.. 2009. Mining History Information Pages. http://people.exeter.ac.uk/pfclaugh/mhinf/. Website.
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 49.

Associated Monuments

MDV947Part of: Fullabrook Mine, Braunton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2009 3:58PM