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HER Number:MDV20412
Name:Field name evidence near South Tawton Mill

Summary

The Tithe Map field names south of South Tawton Mill are 'Milkham Meadow' and 'Higher Milkham Meadow'. This is possibly a corruption of Millham.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 942
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/119

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD NAME (XVII to XVIII - 1601 AD to 1800 AD? (Between))
  • MILL (XVII to XVIII - 1601 AD to 1800 AD? (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848, 18/43 on pdf (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Tithe Map apportionment for South Tawton lists these two plots as 96: 'Milkham Meadow' and 99: 'Higher Milkham Meadow'. They are part of the overall Tawton Mill and Mumbledowns listing.


King, A. C., 1979, A30 Okehampton Bypass: Final Report, Number 29 (Report - Survey). SDV343861.

The Tithe Map field names south of South Tawton Mill are 'Milkham Meadow' and 'Higher Milkham Meadow'. This is possibly a corruption of Millham.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV343861Report - Survey: King, A. C.. 1979. A30 Okehampton Bypass: Final Report. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Mixed Archive Material. Number 29.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital. 18/43 on pdf.

Associated Monuments

MDV6969Related to: South Tawton Mill (Building)
MDV80473Related to: South Tawton Mill Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 10:36AM