Westermill Farm – Post-medieval watermill

Location :51.14592,-3.68238

A mill is recorded at the farm in documents pertaining to the 1815 perambulation of Exmoor. It generated electricity during the mid 20th Century.

References: Exmoor HER – MSO11263 – Post-medieval watermill at Westermill Farm
Full Description
Local tradition of a watermill here fed by a long leat from the west side of River Exe. [1]
No visible signs at mill site but leat traceable in parts from Sparkham Water. The waterwheel generated electricity installed in 1957 and removed 1963.
Mentioned in the 1815 perambulation – “proceeds in the same direction near certain old Inclosure called West Mill farm..”.

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