Posted: June 21, 2012 Filed under: Devon, Early, England, Gilbert Yarde, History, Markets, Markets, Mills, Mills, Newton Abbot, Newton Bushel, Newton Bushel, Walter Yarde, Wolborough Street, Wool | Tags: Bradley Manor, Coarse Woollen Cloth, Gilbert Yarde, Kersey, Markets, Newton Bushel, Serge, Sheep, Undercover Market, Walter Yarde, Wolborough Street, Wool
Gilbert Yarde inherited the markets and Bradley Manor from Walter Yarde and he built an undercover market in Wolborough Street. Wool continued to be the main commodity with Newton Bushel reputed for producers of Kersey (Coarse Woollen Cloth) or Serge.
Posted: June 13, 2012 Filed under: Bradbury, Bradley Manor, Buildings, Devon, Early, England, Gilbert Yarde, History, Mathew Yarde, Mills, Mills, Newton Abbot, Wool, Wool | Tags: Bradley, Bradley Manor, Bushel, Corn, Corn Mills, Gilbert Yarde, Lord's Manor The, Mills, Newton Abbot, River Lemon, Wool, Wool Mills, Yarde
On the north side of the River Lemon lies Bradley Manor and after the male line of the Bushels died out in 1402 the manor was in the possession of the Yarde family. Wool was important as there were six mills on the estate, three fellmongering (stripping the wool from a sheep) mills and three corn mills.