MSO11604 - Mill at Combe Sydenham (Monument)


A corn mill powered by an overshot wheel, manufactured by Wightman and Dening of Chard in 1846.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Mill pond" printed on OSAD 6" map. [1] Included as part of listed building complex (MSO10539, MSO10540, MSO10541). [2] Was a corn mill. Structure recently restored. Mill stream to overshot wheel, 13.6ft diameter and 3.5ft wide with 40 metal buckets made by Wightman and Dening of Chard in 1846. Water fed from fishponds (MSO8187). [3] "Corn mill" and "mill pond" printed on OS 6" map. [4] The mill is also shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1961. 6" ST03NE.
  • <2> Unassigned: Dennison, E. 10.05.84. Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unassigned: Warren, D. 05.12.77. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. 6" sheet 48SW.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred ST 0753 3674 (63m by 111m)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8186
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE49
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975288
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34028

Record last edited

Oct 26 2015 10:50AM


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