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HER Number:MDV9138
Name:East Ogwell Mill


Site of East Ogwell Mill.


Grid Reference:SX 840 708
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Civil ParishOgwell
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST OGWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SW/16

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Built, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

BOVEY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV156067.

Vis=27/7/1983 (bovey) the "mill" structure has been cleared of vegetation. Its condition seems stable.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=2/12/1952 (os) early 19th century painting (proust) shows mill in use and apparently in good condition. Now roofless and ruined. Limestone walls 4-6m high, partly covered with ivy. No obviously dateable features.

ADAMS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298296.

East ogwell mill. Ogwell mill with tudor gables said to have once belonged to tor abbey (adams).

1932-33/1938, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298299.

'east ogwell mill (disused)' marked on os 6" (1932-33/1938) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298300.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298301.

Proust, j. /painting (early 19th century) in possession of mrs. Woolner, bradley manor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298302.

Adams, m. /tda/40(1908)30/proceedings at the 47th annual meeting.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298303.

Des=bovey(as above).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298304.

Des=os 6"(1932-33/1938)109se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298305.

Bodman, m. /water-powered sites in devon/(1998)40.86/in smr.

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

Mill depicted with a waterwheel shown on the northern end of the building.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

East Ogwell Mill (Corn) marked.

Devon County Council, 1975, Newton Abbot Town Trails, 58 (Article in Monograph). SDV352459.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 278 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

East Ogwell Mills was advertised for sale in 1823. The mill has now been demolished.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Mill (Remains of) marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV156067Migrated Record: BOVEY.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV298296Migrated Record: ADAMS.
SDV298299Migrated Record: 1932-33/1938.
SDV298300Migrated Record:
SDV298301Migrated Record:
SDV298302Migrated Record:
SDV298303Migrated Record:
SDV298304Migrated Record:
SDV298305Migrated Record:
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 278.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352459Article in Monograph: Devon County Council. 1975. Newton Abbot Town Trails. Devon Town Trails: European Architectural Heritage Year. Paperback Volume. 58.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2014 10:26AM