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HER Number:MDV19232
Name: Taddiport Pottery

Summary

Possible site of Deane Pottery, which was established at Taddiport by 1643.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 488 186
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLittle Torrington
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLE TORRINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/37

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POTTERY WORKS (XVII to XVIII - 1601 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Unatributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry (Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry). SDV263.

Excavations in 1993 suggest that the site of the Deane pottery kilns was at Caynton House, off Mill Street,Torrington.


Timms, S. C., Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV7738.

Text of thesis not seen.


Grant, A., 1981, The North Devon Pottery Industry of the Later Seventeenth Century (Extract) (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV7737.

Taddiport Pottery. This pottery, at one time run by Luke Deane, is discussed in some detail. It was sited in Taddiport on south side of the Torridge. Other details: Map 5.


Grant, A., 1983, Untitled Source, 28-31 (Monograph). SDV7739.

Potter named Luke Deane leased a property at Taddiport in 1643. A house still stands at the site, with yard and outbuildings. Possible pottery site. In 1720 the property was described as "late in the occupation of John Deane, deceased" when it was leased to a clothier. Other details: Plan.


Evans, P. + McConnell, 2010, Sydney House Car Park, South Street, Great Torrington, Devon: An Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV354455.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV263Unattributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry: Unatributed Sites and Monuments Register Entry.
SDV354455Report - Assessment: Evans, P. + McConnell. 2010. Sydney House Car Park, South Street, Great Torrington, Devon: An Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Context One Archaeological Services Report. COAS/DBA/10/SGT. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV7737Post-Graduate Thesis: Grant, A.. 1981. The North Devon Pottery Industry of the Later Seventeenth Century (Extract). Exeter University PhD Thesis. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV7738Personal Comment: Timms, S. C..
SDV7739Monograph: Grant, A.. 1983. North Devon Pottery and its Export to North America in the Seventeenth Cent. 28-31.

Associated Monuments

MDV55053Related to: Castle Hill Pottery Kiln, Great Torrington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 10:33AM