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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.


List entry Number: 1136701



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Boconnoc

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60514

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SX1488359146


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