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HER Number:MDV75408
Name:Buck's Mills, Woolfardisworthy

Summary

Deeds survive from 1608 referring to the settlement as 'Worthyeatt Clieffe'

Location

Grid Reference:SS 355 236
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoolfardisworthy (North Devon)
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOOLFARDISWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

The name of Bucks Mills suggests that it post-dates the mills. Deeds survive from 1608 and 1611 of new houses on the Woolfardisworthy side. In 1608 the location was described as 'Worthyeatt Clieffe' perhaps indicating its present name was not then general. Other details: 2348.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 21 2009 8:28AM