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HER Number:MDV71222
Name:Bow, Natson Mill


Natson Mill may be the mill at Nymet Tracy mentioned in 1431


Grid Reference:SS 716 012
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBow
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Natson Mill (Corn)' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a group of buildings at the southwest end of 'Natson Mill Lane'. A 'Mill Leat' is shown running east via a 'sluice' from the River Yeo at SS70670079 which rejoins the river to the north of the mill at SS71580127.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 36 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: 134.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 254-5 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

A mill at Nymet Tracy was mentioned in 1431 & it is possible that this was located at Natson Mill. In 1844 it was described as a 'water corn mill' with a 'good farm house' & barns.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 36.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 254-5.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:30PM