MDE21043 - Tuckingmill, Milltown (Building)


The mill is on historic mapping.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Tucking Mill' shown on the six inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The mill is also depicted and labelled on the six inch 1963 map. [2] Milltown, Martinhoe tucking mill. [3,4] SS 6555 4756. A Tucking Mill is shown on Donn's Map of 1765 [5] and the buildings are shown and annotated on the 1842 Tithe Map [6]. The present buildings are occupied as a dwelling and no detais of the Tucking Mill were identified. [5-7] The site is labelled "Tuckingmill" on the 2020 MasterMap. The building depicted at SS 6554 4756 is also shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition map, and also appears to be shown on the Tithe Map (when a further U shaped structure is shown slightly to the north). It is labelled 403 on the Tithe Map, which the Apportionment describes as "Tucking Mill: House Gardens and Buildings", owned by Sir Robert Throckmorton Baronet and occupied by William Thorne. [6,8,9] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [11]

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1888-1914. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905, 2SW.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <3> Monograph: Thorpe, J.. 1989. North Devon Watermills. North Devon Archaeological Society Report. 5. 56.
  • <4> Monograph: University of the Third Age. 1995. Watermills in North Devon 1994. University of the Third Age. A5 Paperback. 119.
  • <5> Map: Donn, B.. 1765. A Map of the County of Devon.
  • <6> Map: 1842. Martinhoe Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 403.
  • <7> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 20 July 1993.
  • <8>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46761 ]
  • <9> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.
  • <10> Archive: RCHME. 1988-2001. South West Textile Mills Project.
  • <11> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 915492, Extant 2 November 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31058
  • Devon SMR: SS64NE/76
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE11218
  • Local Heritage List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NE54
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 915492



Grid reference Centred SS 6555 4757 (40m by 62m)
Map sheet SS64NE

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2022 2:03PM


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