MEM22179 - Lynch Mill, West Lynch, Selworthy (Monument)


A mill was listed at this location in Domesday but was demolished in the early 20th Century.

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There was a corn mill called Lynch Mill. This was completely rebuilt in the early 20th Century on the site of a Domesday mill. The associated leat runs from Horner Water. Iron trough and iron overshot wheel 15ft 2ins diameter and 6ft wide with 48 buckets. Last used in the 1930s. Adjacent older buildings contain grain kiln in good condition. [1] Part of the stables at Lynch House, built in 1913, was formerly a water-powered corn mill extant in the 19th century. Photo available. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 02.12.77. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <2> Archive: Council for British Archaeology. 1963 - 1980. National Record of Industrial Monuments. SO1, Recorded by MT Tucker, April 1969.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1568045, Updated 16 May 2022.



Grid reference SS 9013 4761 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE209
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: NRI01
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1568045
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33983

Record last edited

Jul 28 2022 11:07AM


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