MSO11319 - Post-medieval corn mill in Tarr Ball Wood (Monument)


Stoke Mill is shown on historic mapping but no traces of the buildings are now thought to remain. Its leat is still visible.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stoke Mill and its associated outbuildings are clearly shown on the 25 inch 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [1,2] No remains of mill building. Leat traceable from SS 864 446. Elevation of site suggests an overshot wheel. [3] Nothing shown on OS 1:10,000 map. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1974.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1978. 1:10,000 SS84SE.



Grid reference Centred SS 8653 4475 (240m by 228m)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7368
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE67
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36141
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33674

Record last edited

Oct 7 2014 1:55PM


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