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HER Number:MDV78791
Name:Waterwheel at Kytton Barton, Holcombe Rogus


A waterwheel was installed here in the 19th century. It was demolished in 1994.


Grid Reference:ST 061 200
Map Sheet:ST02SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolcombe Rogus
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLCOMBE ROGUS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATER WHEEL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 46 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: No 20.

Bodman, M., 2000, Mills Around Wiveliscombe, 24 (Article in Serial). SDV345824.

A overshot waterwheel powered from a series of ponds survived until 1994 when it was demolished. Other details: Copy of page in Parish File.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 319 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

An overshot waterwheel was installed in the 19th century, possibly when the farm was modernised, an advert asking for tenders for the construction of a farmhouse and outbuildings at Kytton Barton appeared in the Tiverton Gazette in 1858. The wheel was demolised in 1994.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 46.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 319.
SDV345824Article in Serial: Bodman, M.. 2000. Mills Around Wiveliscombe. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society Survey. 12. Unknown. 24.

Associated Monuments

MDV15835Part of: Kytton Barton, Holcombe Rogus (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2011 1:14PM