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HER Number:MDV81232
Name:'Rackfield' Field Name east of Leigh

Summary

Field called 'Reck Park' on the 1842 Tithe Apportionment and circa 1842 Tithe Map (Plot Number. 1251), which could derive from 'rack', suggesting a fulling mill in the vicinity. A stream runs to the west of Leigh. No mill has been identified.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 252 235
Map Sheet:SS22SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FULLING MILL (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Map object based on this source.


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.

Field called 'Reck Park' on the 1842 Tithe Apportionment and circa 1842 Tithe Map (Plot Number. 1251), which could derive from 'rack', suggesting a fulling mill in the vicinity. A stream runs to the west of Leigh. No mill has been identified. Other details: Survey number 2087. Map object based on this Source.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

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.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2014 3:15PM