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Record details

BCC record ID:0285000000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Site of 2 paper and corn mills, recorded in eighteenth to twentieth century documentary sources.
Grid Reference:SP 79600 02090
Parish:

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • PAPER MILL (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)
  • WATERMILL (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)
  • CORN MILL (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

(MED MILLS:SEE CASS 02616:02)(B1). MARKED ON C18 & C19 MAPS (B2). POSSE COMITATUS RECORDS 4 PAPER-MAKERS (B3). SMALL STREAM RISING NEAR CHURCH TURNS PAPER MILL(B4). C19 PRYER FAMILY TRANSCRIPTS RE MILL (B5). 2 MILLS FOR PAPER & CORN (B6). MILL CEASED C.1907 (B7). NOW NO TRACE OF MILL, STREAM DIVERTED (B8).
Historical notes. Slight foundations remaining in 2006 (B9).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: CASS 02616:02, MILLS:HISTORY.
<2>Map: JEFFERYS T 1788 MAP OF BUCKS/BRYANT A 1825 MAP OF BUCKS/OS 1814 2-INCH DRAFT MAP/OS 1877/85 6-INCH M.
<3>Bibliographic reference: BECKETT I F W ED. 1985 THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE POSSE C OMITATUS 1798, BUCKSRECORDSOC.VOL22P241"(MSATB.R..
<4>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P625.
<5>Bibliographic reference: LETTER & NOTE FROM W R PRYER, AUG 1981,( IN CAS FILE 2856).
<6>Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRE D OF DESBOROUGH P371.
<7>Bibliographic reference: KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BUCKS (UP TO 1907).
<8>Bibliographic reference: A R PIKE AUG 1983 FIELD VISIT.
<9>Bibliographic reference: Michael Farley, Edward Legg and James Venn (eds). 2007. The Watermills of Buckinghamshire: A 1930s account by Stanley Freese with original photographs. p.130

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none

Reports

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No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council