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HER Number:MDV62687
Name:Ashcombe Mill, Dawlish


Site of Ashcombe Mill at Milton Hill on Dawlish Water.


Grid Reference:SX 92 79
Map Sheet:SX97NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishASHCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97NW/223

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Burnt down, XIX - 1871 AD to 1871 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Listed as Ashcombe Mills and Mill Garden on tithe apportionment.

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 11, 4 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Site of Ashcombe Mill at Milton Hill on Dawlish Water.

Bodman, M., 2016, Water Mills and other Water-powered Sites in Devon. Revised edition (Report - non-specific). SDV359634.

In 1975 the mill at Ashcombe was illustrated by Rev. John Swete. The mill was mentioned as part of an Auction Lot as a gist mill in 1823. Finally, in 1871 the mill premises were destroyed by fire as reported in the Exeter Flying Post.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 11, 4.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117947 ]
SDV359634Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 2016. Water Mills and other Water-powered Sites in Devon. Revised edition. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV57689Related to: Mill Field Names in the Parish of Ashcombe (Monument)
MDV124473Related to: Orchard south of Oakpark Lane, Ashcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2019 10:15AM