MSO8330 - Knowle Saw Mill, Timberscombe (Monument)


A saw mill at Knowle with an overshot waterwheel and a pond, built in 1828.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The estate saw mill at Knowle was built in 1828. It had an overshot wheel, measuring 10 feet by 3 feet. It is pond fed, and the wheel pit is extant. Saw milling equipment was transferred to Cowbridge (MSO8324). [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society, 2 December 1974.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. SCPD.HSL.UK.71-177. Run 97, 8789. -/09/1971.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9642A. [Mapped feature: #46453 SS9642A]



Grid reference Centred SS 9614 4289 (73m by 96m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11628
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE68
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1119513
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34128

Record last edited

Jan 14 2020 3:52PM


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