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HER Number:MDV59114
Name:Clapp's Mill, Okehampton


Former corn mill, converted to a factory in the late 19th century, shown on late 19th and early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps. Demolished late 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 586 953
Map Sheet:SX59NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59NE/116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WATERMILL (Built, Unknown date)
  • FACTORY (Built, XIX - 1890 AD to 1890 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Clapp's Mill (Corn)' shown.

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

'Clapp's Mills (Boot Factory)' shown.

Timms, S. C., 1976, The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft, 155 (Report - Survey). SDV341346.

Kenyon, D. R., 1997, Market Street, Okehampton: Archaeological Assessment, 15; figures 3-4 (Report - Assessment). SDV346209.

'Clapps Mill' lay on the north-west side of Market Street within the bend of the West Okement river. This was converted in 1890 into W. B. German's boot factory before being demolished to make way for modern development.

Bodman, M., 1998, Water-Powered Sites in Devon, 44, 61 (Report - non-specific). SDV305931.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305931Report - non-specific: Bodman, M.. 1998. Water-Powered Sites in Devon. A4 Spiral Bound. 44, 61.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341346Report - Survey: Timms, S. C.. 1976. The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Unbound + Digital. 155.
SDV346209Report - Assessment: Kenyon, D. R.. 1997. Market Street, Okehampton: Archaeological Assessment. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 97498. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15; figures 3-4.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2015 11:30AM