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HER Number:MDV7835
Name:Brook Mill


Brook Mill is now a dwelling house.


Grid Reference:SX 723 674
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/36

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CORN MILL (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 189 (Monograph). SDV149229.

The former Brook Corn Mill is now a dwelling house, though portions of the old wheel and the leat system remain.

Devon County Council, 1974, Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer (Report - Survey). SDV83967.

19th century. Other details: Gazetteer.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 9 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: 55.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 67 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

Documentary reference to "all that Set of Grist and Flour Mills, called Brook Mills, in Buckfastleigh, Devon; consisting of a good Dwelling-House, large Mill-house, two pair of stones, Bunt and Smut machines all in excellent condition, and a never failing stream of water, with stable, pig-sties, garden and orchard and a plot of pasture land with or without seven acres of rich water meadow adjoining" in the Exeter Flying Post, 28/04/1831. Other details: Draft Report.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 189.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 9.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 67.
SDV83967Report - Survey: Devon County Council. 1974. Survey of Watermills in Devon: Gazetteer. Devon County Council Report. Unknown. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV102834Related to: Weir on River Mardle above Brook Mill Bridge, (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 1:05PM