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HER Number:MDV93670
Name:37 North Street, Okehampton


Early 19th century mill house, mill buildings at rear almost totally demolished in 1986.


Grid Reference:SX 588 954
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 93372

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Watts, S., 20/01/2003, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349581.

Mill buildings almost totally demolished in 1986 with only the lower part of a rubble stone wall left standing along the side of the East Okement river. Two tail-water arches were visible in the former mill wall. In 1986 the remains of an overshot or highbreast wheel could be seen in the southern wheelpit.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Circa early 19th century mill house and water mill at rear. The mill house altered in 19th century is stuccoed, with slate roof with wide gable end to street. Two storeys and attic. Two bays. Sash windows with glazing bars. Two-light attic sashes in gable in round- arched opening with keyblock and band at cill level. Central later 19th century pilastered doorway with segmental arch keyblock and hood. Stone rubble water mill at rear of three storeys with gable end to stream, and small window openings. The mill machinery has been taken out.

Holsworthy Post, 30/05/1987, Minister Raps Council on Mill (Article in Serial). SDV349582.

Part of old corn mill demolished at 37 North Street.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349581Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 20/01/2003.
SDV349582Article in Serial: Holsworthy Post. 30/05/1987. Minister Raps Council on Mill. Holsworthy Post. Photocopy + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV44306Part of: Former Mill, 37 North Street, Okehampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2012 3:45PM