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HER Number:MDV19757
Name:Former Saw Mill, North Street

Summary

Saw mill, probably built between 1904 and 1913, shown on early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps. No evidence of an earlier mill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 590 955
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/47

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SAW MILL (XX - 1904 AD to 1913 AD (Between))

Full description

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

No mill shown at this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1913 - 1914, Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV347459.

'Saw Mill' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

'Saw Mill' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

'Mill' shown.


Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 212 (Monograph). SDV149229.

There was a medieval manorial mill in North Street. It is now a fish and chip shop but leat and wheelpit are traceable.


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


Griffith, F. M., 21/12/1982, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349574.

'Mill' shown on Ordnance Survey 6 inch 1964 map at above grid reference. Shown as 'Sawmill' on early 20th century Ordnance 25 inch map. This may or may not be the same mill as that described by Harris.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 212.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
SDV347459Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1913 - 1914. Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. Third Edition Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349574Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 21/12/1982.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 27 2012 10:57AM