Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136701

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

Statutory Address: COUCH MILL


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Statutory Address: COUCH MILL

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Boconnoc

National Grid Reference: SX1488359146


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6/11 Couch Mill -


Mill and mill house, late C18, remodelled in mid C19. Rendered rubble stone and cob with steeply pitched rag slate roof and brick chimneys at gabled ends of mill house. Projecting stack on left hand gable end. Shallower, slate roof with gabled ends to unrendered mill adjoining on right. Mill house; single depth, 2-room with cross passage plan. C19 extension to rear. Almost symmetrical 3-window front. Two 2-light C20 timber casements with glazing bars flanking partly glazed door with gabled porch on timber posts. 3- gabled half dormers with 2-light timber casement windows and wavy bargeboards. Mill; long 1½ storey building under slightly lower pitched roof with central wide timber stable door and reused timber lintel over. Slate porch. Small single pane window to left. Above, slightly to left, gabled half dormer window with 9- pane fixed casement. Lean-to of stone and brick under corrugated roof to right. Machinery includes 2 horizontal gearing systems preserved in cog pit. 2 millstones in-situ and sack hoist. 2 overshot waterwheels have been dismantled. Mill has not been in commercial use since 1920s. Source: An Introduction to Cornish Watermills, D E Benney 1972

Listing NGR: SX1488359146


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Legacy System number: 60514

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Books and journals
Benney, D E, An Introduction to Cornish Watermills, (1972)

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