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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: 1140022



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Menheniot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61299

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11/96 Trout's Mill


Corn Mill (disused). Circa early C19 on site dating back to 1573. Mill, originally used as fulling mill, changing in c1820 to a grist mill. Rubblestone with bitumen coated scantle slate roof with hipped ends. 3 storeys, symmetrical 3 window front. Plank door to centre beneath timber lintel. Flanked by two 6-.pane lights with 3 similar windows to first and second floors beneath timber lintels. Remains of overshot water wheel to rear. Interior with considerable amount of machinery remaining including gear wheel with 3 pairs of stones in situ. Fourth lowered. Winnowing machine on first floor. Hoppers, remains of silk for screening, sash hoist with pulley wheels. Queen post truss roof. To rear, area known as rack park, used by fulling industry to dry cloth. Remains of launder used to carry water from leat to overshot wheel. Mill stopped work about 1920. Present owners have considerable knowledge of history of Mill and provided some of this information.

Listing NGR: SX2834662123

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National Grid Reference: SX2834662123


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