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HER Number:MDV18718
Name:Tucking Mills, New Street, Honiton


Possible site of fulling mill mentioned in 13th century and described in the 18th century in Honiton.


Grid Reference:ST 163 003
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/46

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL (XIII to XIX - 1244 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E., 1974 - 1977, Water Mills in East Devon, 264 (Article in Serial). SDV42946.

The possible site of a fulling mill in Honiton- of which records exist in 1780 and 1820.

Timms, S. C., 1976, The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft, 119 (Report - Survey). SDV341346.

Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J., 1995, Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV338066.

Reference to fulling mill in Honiton in 1244 although location not known. The only documented fulling mills are in the 18th century when James Maynard insured a set. These are likely to have been situated off New street, on ground called Tuckfields.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 22 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Tucking Mill at Honiton.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 179-80 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

In 1758, James Maynard insured a set of fulling mills at Honiton. 'Tucking Mills' adjoining the town of Honiton were described in 1802 as a 'messuage, tenement and flour mills'.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 22.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 179-80.
SDV338066Report - Assessment: Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J.. 1995. Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.49. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV341346Report - Survey: Timms, S. C.. 1976. The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Unbound + Digital. 119.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82317 ]
SDV42946Article in Serial: Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E.. 1974 - 1977. Water Mills in East Devon. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 33. Unknown. 264.

Associated Monuments

MDV18716Related to: Honiton Town Mills, Millhead Road, Honiton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2014 12:12PM