MSO8596 - Possible post-medieval mill at Northern Mill Cottage (Monument)

Summary

It has been suggested that the presence of a building named Northern Mill Cottage may indicate a corn mill was situated in this vicinity. Field investigation could provide no trace of such a building.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

`Northern Mill Cottage' at SS 9003 3590. Possible corn mill in the vicinity? [1] 'Northern Mill Cottage' is mentioned on the 1st Edition 1890 Ordnance Survey map, the 2nd Edition map and the 1962 6 inch map. [2-4] No visible remains were noted by D Warren in 1977. [5] There is no evidence of a mill at or in the vicinity of Northern Mill Cottage. [6,7] There is a water course fed by the Exe, probably a leat, and a building (at SS 89990 35841) shown on Winsford Tithe Map on the southern side of the River Exe, to the south west of Northern Mill Cottage see also MEM22327 [8] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [9,10]

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 34229. [Mapped feature: #30564 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1890. 1:2500 sheet 46:14.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1903, Somerset 46(14).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS93NW.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1977.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 16 October 1997.
  • <7> Survey: RCHME. 1997. Exmoor survey. NMR site SS 93 NW 33.
  • <8> Map: 1839. Winsford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <9> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974577, Extant 26 January 2022.
  • <10> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1089178, Extant 26 January 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9002 3589 (point)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (2)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11654
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8569
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE42
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW33
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089178
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974577
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34212
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34229

Record last edited

Jan 26 2022 1:46PM

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