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HER Number:MDV12736
Name:TIN MILL in the Parish of Walkhampton


Blowing mill, nosworthy bridge.


Grid Reference:SX 567 693
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/221

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TIN MILL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

RICHARDS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV13227.

Newman gives ngr sx58756940 as the location but this is not on the river meavy or near a bridge (richards).

Newman,, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV141348.

A shallow mouldstone lying in the river meavy near the bridge suggests there was a blowing mill in the area (newman).

GREEVES, 1979, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232769.

Blowing mill, nosworthy bridge. An unfinished mouldstone lying in river meavy beside right bank, about 30m above nosworthy bridge (greeves, 1979).

GREEVES, 1981, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232770.

Blowing mill (undocumented) field evidence consists of unfinished mouldstone lying in river meavy. May be the same as sx56ne/155 which cannot now be traced (greeves, 1981).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232771.

Not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232774.

Des=greeves, t. /dcra swwa burrator survey/(1979)no.27(in smr).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232775.

Des=greeves, t. /list of known devon tin mills c.1450-c.1750/(1981)no.62(in smr).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232776.

Des=newman, p. /dtrg newsletter/10(jan 1996)9-10/early tin mills in the newleycombe valley.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV232777.

Des=richards, a.(dcc)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: RICHARDS.
  • Migrated Record: Newman,.
  • Migrated Record: GREEVES, 1979.
  • Migrated Record: GREEVES, 1981.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM