MEM23607 - Pitcott Mill (Building)
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A building is shown on the Tithe Map for Winsford at c. SS 9075 3475, orientated northeast to southwest and overhanging a leat that feeds from and into the River Exe. It is described in the accompanying Apportionment under land parcel 660 as a mill house, owned by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland and occupied by Joan Milton.  The building is shown in a similar layout on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, within an area of land labelled "Pitcott Corn Mill". [2,3] Modern MasterMap data labels the property Pitcott Mill.  Pitcott Corn Mill, a post-medieval building, has now been converted to a dwelling. Other remains include a wheel pit, leat, and sluices.  Pitcott Mill, stepped down the slope is a former corn mill served by a leat from the River Exe. Part of the timber boarded frontage remains. 
- <1> SSO710 Map: 1839. Winsford Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 660.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <4> SEM8322 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
- <5> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1977.
- <6> SEM6960 Report: Fisher, J.. 2005. Winsford: Village Character Appraisal. 17.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9075 3475 (13m by 16m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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Record last edited
Jun 29 2016 12:44PM
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