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HER Number:MDV54695
Name:Darch's Bakery, Town Mills


Mill bakery run for c.80 years by the darch family. Dr. Allinson (allinson's flour) instructed them for a fortnight (watermills).


Grid Reference:SS 592 311
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLandkey
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLANDKEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/340/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BAKERY (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Mill bakery run for circa 80 years by the Darch family. Dr. Allinson (Allinson's flour) instructed them for a fortnight.

Watts, M., 2010, Town Mills, Landkey, Devon: Historic Building Recording, 2 (Report - Survey). SDV347200.

During the early 20th century a bakery was operated from part of the house, and appears to have still been working in the early 1970s. Other details: Plate 4.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

House at Town Mills includes bakehouse. Outbuilding formerly flour store at left end converted to part of dwelling with single storey bakehouse wing at right angles to front forming overall L-shaped plan. Other details: Part of LBS 98607.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94959 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV347200Report - Survey: Watts, M.. 2010. Town Mills, Landkey, Devon: Historic Building Recording. Martin Watts Report. TML 187/2010. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV74915Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. Watermills in North Devon 1994. A5 Paperback. 49.

Associated Monuments

MDV32834Part of: Manor House, Town Mills (Building)
MDV32836Related to: Town Mills (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2011 2:45PM