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Viver Mill, Stainton
Viver Mill
Vever Mill
site name:-   Stainton Beck (2)
site name:-   Catch Water
Street:-   Viver Lane
locality:-   Viver
civil parish:-   Stainton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   water mill (ex) 
locality type:-   mill (ex) 
locality type:-   corn mill (ex) 
coordinates:-   SD51678458
1Km square:-   SD5184
10Km square:-   SD58
SummaryText:-   located wrongly on some OS maps

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 42 12) 
placename:-  Viver Mill
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Viver Mill (Corn) / Weir / Mill Race"
off Stainton Beck 

Recorded from the 13th century. Still operating early 20th century.
A vivary is where living animals are kept; park, warren, fish ponds, etc. There were probably fish ponds near here.

Somervell, John: 1930: Water Power Mills of South Westmorland

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