MDE21577 - South Swincombe Mill (Monument)

Summary

The mill had an overshot waterwheel. It is apparently no longer extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

South Swincombe Mill is listed as having no remains extant. It was originally fed from the Challacombe reservoir and had an overshot wheel 15 feet in diameter and 3 feet wide, which was rim geared. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. University of the Third Age. A5 Paperback. 119.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 691 414 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 54345
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/187

Record last edited

May 22 2019 10:07AM

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