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HER Number:MDV55178
Name:Fulling Mill near Newenham Abbey

Summary

Cartulary of c.1347 refers to a fulling mill (see davidson). The description of the meadow of boneria (see dro) gives a clue to its location: 'outside the gate of boneria from the lake (ie stream) iuxta the fulling mill up to the fence enclosure which is called barresmede'. See subsheet 8 for barresmede.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 284 974
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/14/7

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FULLING MILL (XIV to XVII - 1301 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

SEE DAVIDSON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111388.

Cartulary of c.1347 refers to a fulling mill (see davidson). The description of the meadow of boneria (see dro) gives a clue to its location: 'outside the gate of boneria from the lake (ie stream) iuxta the fulling mill up to the fence enclosure which is called barresmede'. See subsheet 8 for barresmede.


SEE DRO, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111389.

It probably lay on one of the tributary streams, possibly on what later became a farm site, eg horslears or shools. Another potential site is at balls farm, sy285967: a 17c survey refers to "the house called balls the plott before the dore in wch some tyme a mill stode" (see dro) (weddell et al).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111391.

Weddell, p. J. /a35 axminster bypass proposals for archaeological recording/(1989)3/(emafu report 89.12).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111392.

Weddell, p. J. + reed, s. J. + simpson, s. J. /pdas/51(1993)88/excavation of the exeter-dorchester roman road at the river yarty and the roman fort ditch and settlement site at woodbury, near axminster.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111393.

Dro/49/26/2/61d.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111394.

Dro/49/6/5/14.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111395.

Des=goodwin, a. P. D. /a study of three watermill sites along the river axe/(1992)64-76/copy in pf.


Goodwin, N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV59686.

Alternative sites for abbey mill given by goodwin (goodwin).


Hollinrake, C. + Hollinrake, N., 2001, An Archaeological and Historical Desk Top Study of Land at Musbury Road, Axminster, 14 (Report - Assessment). SDV320907.

Other details: Figure 5.


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 1158 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Fulling mill mentioned in document of c. 1347. It probably lay on one of the tributary streams, possibly later becoming a farm. Possible candidates are farms of Horslears (now gone, MDV24541) Shoals and Balls Farm.
SMR.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV111388Migrated Record: SEE DAVIDSON.
SDV111389Migrated Record: SEE DRO.
SDV111391Migrated Record:
SDV111392Migrated Record:
SDV111393Migrated Record:
SDV111394Migrated Record:
SDV111395Migrated Record:
SDV320907Report - Assessment: Hollinrake, C. + Hollinrake, N.. 2001. An Archaeological and Historical Desk Top Study of Land at Musbury Road, Axminster. Hollinrake Report. 230. A4 Stapled + Digital. 14.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 1158.
SDV59686Migrated Record: Goodwin, N..

Associated Monuments

MDV45753Related to: Mill near Balls Farm, Axminster (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2016 12:42PM