MSO11507 - Vale Mill, Tacker Street (Monument)

Summary

A corn mill driven by an overshot wheel.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Vale mill" and "Mill Stream" printed on OSAD 6 inch map. [1] Was a corn mill. Leat from the Washford River at ST02213779 to an overshot wheel. Wheel pit only extant. It was latterly powered by a turbine. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" ST03NW.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 26 February 1976.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 975116, Extant 30 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0251 3790 (497m by 226m)
Map sheet ST03NW
Civil Parish OLD CLEEVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7839
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW22
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975116
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33884

Record last edited

May 30 2022 1:58PM

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