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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: 1140910



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwennap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63235

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GWENNAP COOMBE SW 74 SE 5/137 Hicks Mill 10.10.85 GV II Water Mill. Circa late C18 - early C19. Lime-washed killas rubble walls. Some cob. Timber lintels. Half-hipped grouted scantle slate roof over main building and partly scantle slate to north range. Corrugated iron over east range with hip to east. L- shaped group of buildings. Rectangular 2 storeys over basement mill with overshot wheel to south and to west. 2 storey rectangular range to east adjoining further single storey rectangular building, formerly stables. Further irregular single- storey range to north. North wall has door and window openings to single-storey stables left. Earlier irregular barn, middle, probably the original mill building, has irregularly disposed openings. Original ground and first floor ventilator windows between. Larger windows to right. Present mill circa early C19 has later lean-to to ground floor obscuring central doorway. Small window openings midway to first and second floors. Small window to west wall, first floor left. South wall has small window to first floor, right, and doorway to middle of upper floor approached by simple wooden bridge. East wall adjoining earlier mill is of stud-work construction clad in corrugated iron; probably formerly weather-boarded or slate-hung. Interior of mill is virtually complete with original floors, roof structure and machinery. 2 sets of stones in-situ, but 1 stone removed from that to west. Hoisting wheel or whim to first floor. Formerly at least 6 watermills in this valley but this is the best surviving example, complete with 2 wheels and associated buildings.

Listing NGR: SW7672541095

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National Grid Reference: SW 76725 41095


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