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HER Number:MDV15449
Name:Shortlands, Cullompton

Summary

Large buildings at Shortlands were once workshops of a former woollen mill, which closed in 1869. Demolished during development in the late 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 018 072
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WOOLLEN MILL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Foster, M. T., 1910, A Short History of Cullompton, 168 (Article in Serial). SDV336340.

Large buildings at Shortlands were once workshops of the woollen industry.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.


Collings, A. G., 2007, Archaeological Assessment of Land between Knowle Lane and Tiverton Road, Cullompton, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV344974.

William Upcott's serge manufactory was located at Shortlands, seemingly powered by the town leat. By the 1840s the family was the biggest employer in the town, but the mills closed in 1869. Its site now underlies housing in Hammett Road.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Shortlands area has been redeveloped.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336340Article in Serial: Foster, M. T.. 1910. A Short History of Cullompton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 42. A5 Hardback. 168.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV344974Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2007. Archaeological Assessment of Land between Knowle Lane and Tiverton Road, Cullompton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.58. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV1407Related to: Town Leat, Cullompton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4834 - Archaeological Assessment off Knowle Lane, Cullompton

Date Last Edited:Jul 11 2012 3:54PM