MSO11352 - Nutscale Mill, Luccombe (Building)


A single-storey stone built watermill was extant here in the 19th Century. It is now a dwelling. The leat is also shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Now a dwelling. Leat traceable from SS 8639 4414, a weir on Nutscale water. Wheel pit partly infilled and walls renovated. Disused in 1901. [1] Was called "New Mills" in 1841. [2] The mill is shown and named Newbuildings on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. The leat is also depicted, beginning with a weir. [3,4] Nutscale Mill, formerly called Newbuildings, is a single-storeyed stone-built watermill, extant in the 19th century. Photos available. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1977.
  • <2> Map: 1841. Stoke Pero Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Archive: Council for British Archaeology. 1963 - 1980. National Record of Industrial Monuments. 128322, Recorded by MT Tucker, April 1969.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36142, Extant 15 March 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 8638 4426 (48m by 260m)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7369
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE68
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: NRI01
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36142
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33708

Record last edited

Mar 15 2022 12:20PM


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