MSO7715 - Medieval mill at Beggearn Huish (Monument)


A mill was documented in 1086. It is unlikely to have been located within the Park boundary.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

There was a mill at Beggearn Huish in 1086. There is no further record of the mill, which is likely to have been on the Washford river. [1] Marginal site - exact location unknown. [2] The site is likely to be situated outside of the National Park boundary. See Somerset HER PRN 34561 (via External Links). [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Serial: Dunning, R. W. (editor). 1985. A History of the County of Somerset. Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research. 5. p 118.
  • <2>XY Unassigned: Dennison, E. 12.02.85. Somerset County Council. [Mapped feature: #39773 Location of Beggearn Huish, ]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 34561.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11955
  • Local List Status (Rejected)
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW49
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975212
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34561



Grid reference ST 04 39 (point) Mill unlikely to have been located in settlement
Map sheet ST03NW

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Record last edited

Apr 12 2022 12:03PM


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