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Kaker Mill, Preston Patrick
Kaker Mill
site name:-   Peasey Beck
civil parish:-   Preston Patrick (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   water mill (ex) 
locality type:-   mill (ex) 
locality type:-   corn mill (ex) 
locality type:-   maltings (ex malt kiln) 
coordinates:-   SD54258430
1Km square:-   SD5484
10Km square:-   SD58
SummaryText:-   Some modern maps have this as Kaker Mill Cottage and Kaker Mill the other side of the road, away from the river.

BQA64.jpg (taken 6.2.2009)  
BQA63.jpg (taken 6.2.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 43) 
placename:-  Kaker 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.
"Kaker Mill (Corn)"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Caker Mill
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"Caker Mill"
circle with rays; water mill 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

CEM35.jpg  Porch at the back, the water wheel.
(taken 1.1.2016)  courtesy of the owner
CEM32.jpg  Tiles from the drying floor.
(taken 1.1.2016)  courtesy of the owner
CEM33.jpg  Tiles from the drying floor.
(taken 1.1.2016)  courtesy of the owner
CEM34.jpg  Tiles from the drying floor.
(taken 1.1.2016)  courtesy of the owner

There was a mill here in the 12th century. Corn mill from the 17th century, and a malt kiln.

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

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