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HER Number:MDV124673
Name:Wharf Keepers house, Mill Hill Wharf

Summary

Constructed as part of the wharf at Mill Hill, this house has similarities to the managers' houses at Tavistock and Lumburn Wharfs. Although heavily altered, it still has semi-circular arched windows like those at Tavistock Wharf and, like the Company Offices there, it is slate-hung.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 452 745
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WHARFINGERS COTTAGE (Built, XIX - 1818 AD to 1819 AD (Between))

Full description

Waterhouse, R., 2017, The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology, 403-4, figs 11.29-11.34, M1 on plans (Monograph). SDV361789.

Constructed in 1818-1819 as the Wharf Keepers House for Mill Hill Wharf. The design of this house was similar to that of the manager's houses at Tavistock and Lumburn Wharfs. It has the semi-circular arched windows like those at Tavistock Wharf and, like the Company Offices there, it is slate-hung. Heavily altered, it was not surveyed.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Depicted on the modern mapping. Now called 'Mole End'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361789Monograph: Waterhouse, R.. 2017. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. The Tavistock Canal. Its History and Archaeology. Paperback Volume. 403-4, figs 11.29-11.34, M1 on plans.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #115048 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV124672Part of: Mill Hill Wharf, Tavistock Canal (Monument)
MDV18723Related to: Limekiln southwest of Mole End at Mill Hill (Monument)
MDV18721Related to: Mill Hill Cut Canal Branch to Millhill Quarry (Monument)
MDV123232Related to: Tavistock Canal, Main record (Monument)
MDV124648Related to: The Mission House, Mill Hill Wharf, Exeter (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2019 3:10PM