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HER Number:MDV18841
Name:Uffculme, Hackpen Mill


Hackpen Mill was described in 1803 as recently built with three pairs of millstones. In 1995 some the buildings in the complex were in a poor state of repair. The leat was still running.


Grid Reference:ST 091 117
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01SE/30

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV47155.

NMR, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV47158.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Hackpen Mill (Corn)' shown on 1880s 25" OS map as a group of adjoining buildings with a pump to the north.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 26NE & 27NW, 47NW (Cartographic). SDV335711.

'Hackpen Mill (Disused)' shown on 1906 6" OS map.

Ordnance Survey, 1971, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV47151.

'Hackpen Mill' shown on 1971 6" OS map.

Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E., 1978 - 1981, Water Mills in East Devon, 119 (Article in Serial). SDV102852.

Hackpen Mill, Uffculme, a water-powered grist mill in use in the 19th century. J. Wood was the occupier in 1850.

Reed, A., 1988, Trade and Industry in Uffculme 1850-1939, 61-5 (Article in Monograph). SDV47160.

Other details: ULHG.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 6 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

Other details: 38.

Bodman, M., 2003, Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 43 (Report - Interim). SDV325576.

'Hackpen Corn Grist Mills' were described in 1803 as recently rebuilt with three pairs of mill stones. In 1820 'Hackpen Mill' included 'offices, court, stable and garden'. In 1995 the large complex of 19th century brick and stone buildings had both slate and pantile roofs. Some buildings were in a poor state of repair. The leat was still running. Other details: Draft.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV102852Article in Serial: Phillips, M. C. + Wilson, R. E.. 1978 - 1981. Water Mills in East Devon. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 34. Unknown. 119.
SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 6.
SDV325576Report - Interim: Bodman, M.. 2003. Watermills and Other Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 43.
SDV335711Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 26NE & 27NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper). 47NW.
SDV47151Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1971. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Unknown.
SDV47155Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. ST01SE13.
SDV47158National Monuments Record Database: NMR. ST01SE13.
SDV47160Article in Monograph: Reed, A.. 1988. Trade and Industry in Uffculme 1850-1939. Uffculme: A Culm Valley Parish. A5 Paperback. 61-5.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 2:46PM