HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV64006
Name:Mullybrook Mill, Ashreigney


Formerly known as Marsh Mill, Mullybrook Mill last worked in 1936.


Grid Reference:SS 645 154
Map Sheet:SS61NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshreigney
Ecclesiastical ParishASHREIGNEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61NW/51

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Marsh Mill (Corn)' recorded on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, as group of buildings around a yard. Also named as such on 1906 and 1964 6 inch maps. Marked on current maps as 'Mullybrook Mill'.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 31SW (Cartographic). SDV335730.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SS61NW (Cartographic). SDV337784.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 35 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No110.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 254 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

Visited in April 2000. Mill retains its machinery with three pairs of stones formerly driven by an overshot waterwheel through spur gearing. Also crown wheel with belt drives to sack hoist etc. Waterwheel, of wood and iron, in collapsed state. Inscribed 'BODLEY EXETER 1873'. Mill last worked in 1936.

Ordnance Survey, 2007, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV337643.

Watts, S., 2007, Mullybrook Mill (Personal Comment). SDV337897.

According to the present owners, the previous owners removed most of the machinery when the mill was converted to holiday accommodation.

2024, Mullybrook Mill, Ashreigney (Correspondence). SDV365854.

The majority of the mill machinery is apparently in tact and according to a mill expert, is in gear and would likely work.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 35.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 254.
SDV335730Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 31SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337643Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2007. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV337784Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SS61NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV337897Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 2007. Mullybrook Mill. Not Applicable.
SDV365854Correspondence: 2024. Mullybrook Mill, Ashreigney. Additional information for HER. Email.

Associated Monuments

MDV64007Related to: Leat to Mullybrook Mill, Ashreigney (Monument)
MDV73143Related to: Weir on Mullybrook, Ashreigney (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2024 8:19AM