MSO12010 - Textile Mill, Weir Cleeve, Dulverton (Monument)

Summary

A textile mill is shown on historic mapping at Weir Cleeve.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

'Textile mill' is printed on the 1970 Ordnance Survey map. [1] It is not shown on the 1962 Ordnance Survey map. [2] The textile mill was forced to close in 1975 due to the recession brought about by the First World Oil Crisis. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1970. 1:2500 Map. 1:2500. SS9128.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS92NW.
  • <3> Monograph: Aston, M. and Leech, R.. 1977. Historic Towns in Somerset. Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucestershire and Somerset. Survey Number 2. P.43.
  • <4> Projected and video material: South West Film & Television Archive. 1975. Dulverton textiles in tatters.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9145 2840 (40m by 48m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34802

Record last edited

Oct 19 2020 3:37PM

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