MSO11559 - Tannery, Porlock (Monument)

Summary

The possible site of a tannery. The leat to the wheel pit has been filled in.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Site of a tannery. Leat to wheel pit filled in. Water now brought by pipe. Was an iron wheel 14ft by 4ft. [1, 2] Nothing marked on OS 25" map. [3, 4] It is not clear if this record is a duplicate of MSO10428 or if it refers to another tannery. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society. 06.12.77.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Warren, D SIAS, 6 December 1977.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 34(5).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8846 4669 (point)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7972
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE33
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1127374
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33956

Record last edited

Dec 10 2018 1:05PM

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