MSO7969 - Yearnor Mill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval corn mill, now converted into a dwelling. The remains of the leat and head pond are said to be extant.

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Full Description

Yearnor Mill was is use as a corn mill in the post medieval period. It has now been converted into a dwelling. The remains of the leat and head pond are believed to be extant. It had an overshot wheel. [1,2] "Yearnor Mill lane","Yearnor Mill Cottage" and "Yearnor Mill bridge" printed on OSAD 6" map. [2] The building is shown as 'Yearnor Mill' on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map and as 'Yearnor Mill Cottage' on the 2nd Edition. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 30.11.77. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS84NE.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8514 4732 (16m by 28m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11532
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE30
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1127298
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33927

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:27PM

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