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HER Number:MDV7841
Name:Holne Corn Mill


Site of Holne Mill.


Grid Reference:SX 714 684
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/42

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157814.

'holne corn mill' indicated on os 6" (1906) but not shown on os 6" (1963) (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157816.

Des=os 6"(1906)114nw.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157817.

Harris, h. /industrial archaeology of dartmoor/(1968)196.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157818.

Des=dcc/survey of watermills in devon/(1974)gazetteer.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157819.

Des=snell, r. /green lanes in devon project/(1986).

DCC MILLS SURVEY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV178159.

The holne corn mill, on the holy brook, close to mill leat farm, has not been used for many years. The building is ruined, though a grinding stone is left in the floor, and the wheel was removed long ago. The leat, however, is still maintained in good condition.19th century. Building in bad state of repair. Gristmill. Axle almost destroyed and grinding stone still present (dcc mills survey).

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report, Ex. Arch. No. 16 (Report - Survey). SDV356906.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Shown as a ruin.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157814Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV157816Migrated Record:
SDV157817Migrated Record:
SDV157818Migrated Record:
SDV157819Migrated Record:
SDV178159Migrated Record: DCC MILLS SURVEY.
SDV356906Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. An Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment. Draft Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. Digital. Ex. Arch. No. 16.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #105288 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV80435Related to: Holne Mill Leat (Monument)
MDV77752Related to: Mill Leat farm, Holne (Monument)
MDV110024Related to: Weir on Holy Brook below Langaford Bridge, (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6538 - Archaeological Survey of Weirs in the River Dart Catchment

Date Last Edited:Feb 24 2015 11:22AM