ST0529 : Wiveliscombe: Tuck Mill Copse

taken 12 years ago, near to Huish Champflower, Somerset, Great Britain

Wiveliscombe: Tuck Mill Copse
Wiveliscombe: Tuck Mill Copse
The little building half hidden in the trees is on the site of Tuck Mill probably the cottage associated with it. There is a datestone of 1675 set into the fabric. 'Tuck' or 'tucking' mill is the west-country equivalent of a 'fulling' mill and this was one of a number of sites in Wiveliscombe parish where cloth was fulled in the 17th and 18th centuries. The fulling stocks in the mill would have been powered by a waterwheel fed from a leat carrying water from a weir on the river Tone; a leat also ran past here to serve Jews Mill further downstream
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ST0529, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 May, 2006
Category
Woodland > Woodland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0511 2962 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.4832N 3:21.3209W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0503 2953
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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