FINGLE

EAST FINGLE. Included in the Courtenay Survey (circa 1790) where Mr Davy of Crediton is said to occupy a house, garden and fulling mill.

FINGLE BRIDGE. Listed Grade II* by English Heritage (ID no. 85020) as ‘Road bridge over the River Teign. C16 or C17. Coursed blocks of massive granite ashlar tending to granite stone rubble higher up, granite ashlar voussoirs and coping... The carriageway is narrow and ramps towards the middle. This well-preserved early bridge is set in an attrative wooded Dartmoor valley. Fingle Bridge appeared on Donn's 1765 map and then carried a main road from Drewsteignton to Moretonhampstead. The north arch was damaged and completely rebuilt in 1809.

 

FINGLE MILLS. There were at least two mills at Fingle, Fingle Mill and East Fingle. Fingle Mill is included in the Courtenay Survey (circa 1790) where George Ponsford is said to occupy the house, grist mill, the bridge and 4 acres. East Fingle was the fulling mill.

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