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HER Number:MDV47120
Name:IRON WORKS in the Parish of Molland


Possible site of post medieval iron working


Grid Reference:SS 807 272
Map Sheet:SS82NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMolland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOLLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS82NW/92

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • IRON WORKS (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 23NW (Cartographic). SDV80204.

Site of 'Zeal Quarry' marked on OS 6" (1907) map.

Dixon, D., 1983, Untitled Source, 367 (Monograph). SDV322502.

The 18C Dean Milles' Survey refers to "remains of an iron furnace, forge and mill, the latter 2 wrought by water".

Bannister, N. R., 1992, Gazetteer (Worksheet). SDV325038.

Dixon suggests that this is the site of an iron works. Other details: No 114.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322502Monograph: Dixon, D.. 1983. Mining and the Community in the Parishes of North Molton, South Molton, Mol. 367.
SDV325038Worksheet: Bannister, N. R.. 1992. Gazetteer. Molland Estate Survey.
SDV80204Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 23NW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV43043Related to: Zeal Quarry (Monument)
MDV42173Related to: Zeal Quarry, Limekiln (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3518 - Gazetteer

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM