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TOWN MILLS

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: TOWN MILLS

List entry Number: 1138007

Location

TOWN MILLS, BRIDGE HILL

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Columb Major

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-May-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71208

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST COLUMB MAJOR BRIDGE HILL (east side), Bridge SW 9063-9163 17/204 Town Mills - GV II

Watermill. Probably early C19, with additions and alterations of later C19 and C20. Painted stone rubble; partly slate-hung. Slate roofs with ridge tiles and gable ends. Plan: The original mill appears to be a rectangular building to left, with the leat running along the left side from front to rear; the waterwheel is missing. In the later C19 a wing was added to right and a second wing to rear right. Exterior: The main mill is 3-storey, with gable end to front; second floor level is slate-hung. Ground floor has C20 door, first floor has double loading doors. Second floor level has gabled wooden hoist housing for unloading sacks of flour with a drop- chute floor and C20 window at the top. There are granite quoins to left and right and a straight joint to right, where the lower 2-storey wing is attached. The wing is also slate-hung with rag slates at first floor level. Ground floor has 3 doors and 2 windows. First floor has 3 loading doors. The hip of the roof of the rear wings is visible above the roof ridge. At the left side of the main mill, partly slate-hung at upper level. Ground floor has double width opening to left and 2 window openings to right. First and second floors have two 2-light casements, some 8-pane casements remaining. The rear gable end of the mill has loading doors at each level. The roof over the main mill has a small gabled ventilator. Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW9145063978

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National Grid Reference: SW9145063978

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