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HER Number:MDV914
Name:Muddlebridge Pottery, Fremington

Summary

Site of a pottery manufactory. A pottery was established at Muddlebridge by George Fishley at the end of the 18th century who later moved to Combrew.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 523 325
Map Sheet:SS53SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFremington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFREMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SW/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POTTERY MANUFACTURING SITE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Strong, H. W., 1891, The Potteries of North Devon, 392-3 (Article in Serial). SDV87986.

Fremington Pottery is situated on rising ground above the Pill. The original Fremington Pottery was at Muddlebridge on the Pill, about 50 yards riverwards.


Charbonnier, T., 1906 - 1907, North Devon Pottery, 255 (Article in Serial). SDV336445.

The pottery established at Muddlebridge by George Fishley at the end of the 18th century moved to Combrew where a pottery already existed. No traces of the Muddlebridge works remain.


Wessex Archaeology, 2011, Land to the West of Tews Lane, Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 7, appendix 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV352137.

The Fremington pottery production was started by George Fishley at Muddlebridge in the late 18th century, production moving to Cambrew immediately to the south by 1800.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336445Article in Serial: Charbonnier, T.. 1906 - 1907. North Devon Pottery. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 4 Part 1. Unknown. 255.
SDV352137Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2011. Land to the West of Tews Lane, Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 76470.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7, appendix 1.
SDV87986Article in Serial: Strong, H. W.. 1891. The Potteries of North Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. 392-3. [Mapped feature: #56102 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV912Related to: Fremington Pottery (Monument)
MDV58777Related to: Pottery Manufacturing Site at Muddlebridge House, Fremington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2014 8:39AM