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HER Number:MDV80629
Name:Millstone in lane to Woodgate Cottages, Liverton


Granite millstone noted during site visit in Liverton. Thought to be associated with the mill to the north. Currently not in situ, lying at one side of the lane leading from the main road to Woodgate Cottages.


Grid Reference:SX 802 751
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILLSTONE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Watts, S., 12/08/2014, Millstone at Liverton (Personal Comment). SDV356956.

It was originally stated that this was a granite millstone. However, the fact that it is built up in segments suggests that it is a French burr stone.

Burgess, J., 2011, Millstone near Woodgate Cottages, Liverton (Worksheet). SDV347775.

Granite millstone seen at side of lane in Liverton during site visit. Round with square-shaped hole through the centre with concentric pattern around it.

Burgess, J., 2011, Photograph of Millstone in Liverton (Photograph). SDV347776.

Image of millstone in current location.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347775Worksheet: Burgess, J.. 2011. Millstone near Woodgate Cottages, Liverton. Worksheet. A4 Single Sheet + Digital. [Mapped feature: #48968 ]
SDV347776Photograph: Burgess, J.. 2011. Photograph of Millstone in Liverton. Digital.
SDV356956Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 12/08/2014. Millstone at Liverton.

Associated Monuments

MDV109513Related to: Liverton Mill Farmstead (Monument)
MDV37250Related to: Mill House, Liverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2015 12:33PM