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NEWLAND MILL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEWLAND MILL

List entry Number: 1105332

Location

NEWLAND MILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92956

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NORTH TAWTON SS 60 SE 6/73 Newland Mill GV II Former corn and flour mill, now disused. 1814 with considerable mid and late C19 additions. Stone rubble walls with brick to the additions. Hipped and gable ended slate roof. Large very tall detached rubble stack at rear. Plan: the original mill building is at the front and was probably of only one room on each floor with the wheel at its left-hand end. In the mid C19 it was heightened and extended in a wing at the rear. In the late C19 a large 4-storey block was added at the rear with a chimney stack for a steam engine. Another wing was built at right angles at the right-hand side of the main range, probably with purely storage functions. Exterior: 3 storeys, 4 storey rear range. The original building at the front has stone arches to windows and a line in the stone work where its original gabled roof was raised another storey. Iron mill-wheel is in pit to its left hand side which has breast-shot action. Mid C19 wing extends to its rear with late C19 wing to its right and taller block at the rear with chimney. Interior: the mill machinery appears to be intact - its gearing has wooden teeth and there are 2 millstones. The mid C19 heightening and addition was probably to provide extra accommodation for corn bins as these make up a false second floor. Source: Walter Mortimer - The History of North Tawton.

Listing NGR: SS6596000426

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mortimer, W, The History of North Tawton

National Grid Reference: SS 65973 00412

Map

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