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HER Number:MDV62730
Name:Westbrook Farm Wheel, Bampton


There was a water powered threshing machine at Westbrook in the 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 934 221
Map Sheet:SS92SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBampton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS92SW/30/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 15 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No. 92.

Mcmanamon, T., 2009, Water Power (Worksheet). SDV343877.

An 'excellent machine for threshing, grinding etc by water power' is mentioned in a sale notice for Westbrook and Druidshayne in the Exeter Flying Post for 12th June 1872.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 15.
SDV343877Worksheet: Mcmanamon, T.. 2009. Water Power. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76079Related to: Threshing Barn at Westbrook (Monument)
MDV35324Related to: Westbrook Farmhouse, Bampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2009 10:36AM