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HER Number:MDV8205
Name:Site of Water Mill east of Boro' Wood, Ashburton

Summary

Site of a water mill shown on mill leat on a map of part of Manor of Ashburton dated 1605.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 717
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/26

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Small triangular enclosure shown on west side of mill leat at this location on 19th century Tithe Map.


Amery, J. S., 1924, (Presidential Address) The Ashburton of past days: its manners, customs and inhabitants, Map (Article in Serial). SDV315287.

Site of water mill. A water mill is shown on mill leat on a map of part of the Manor of Ashburton dated 1605.


Berry, N. + Simmonds, T., 1996, An Archaeological Survey of Boro Wood (SX7571), Erme Wood (SX6357), Wistmans Wood (SX6177) and Newpark Waste (SX5961) (Report - Survey). SDV360518.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 445215 (Website). SDV355682.

Water Mill shown on the mill leat on a map of part of the Manor of Ashburton dated 1605.
Site visited on 19th July 1951. No trace of mill. Leat can still be seen. The approximate site is on a terrace which appears to be natural and above the flat bottom of the Yeo valley.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV315287Article in Serial: Amery, J. S.. 1924. (Presidential Address) The Ashburton of past days: its manners, customs and inhabitants. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 56. Unknown. Map.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445215.
SDV360518Report - Survey: Berry, N. + Simmonds, T.. 1996. An Archaeological Survey of Boro Wood (SX7571), Erme Wood (SX6357), Wistmans Wood (SX6177) and Newpark Waste (SX5961). Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8171Related to: Belford Mill, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7444 - Survey of Newpark Waste and Boro, Erme and Wistmans Woods

Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2018 3:46PM