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MILL AT SW74903736

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: MILL AT SW74903736

List entry Number: 1142059


MILL AT SW74903736

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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stithians

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66251

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2/265 Mill at SW74903736 -


Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Early-mid C19. Built for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works. Dressed granite and granite rabble. Roofless. Gable end on the left. Plan: Rectangular plan 2-storey blocks which originally had basements to house the gearing and with the millstones to the upper floors. Built into bank at rear and originally powered by water from leat parallel to rear. Exterior: 2 storeys (stone floor over basement). Symmetrical 2 window east-south- east front. Tall central wheelpit opening flanked by 2 identical 1 window fronts. Each front has small basement opening and large opening above. Doorways into end walls. Interior not inspected. Possibly there is machinery and millstones. This mill is one of a group of 6 similar mills which survive in the beautiful Kennal Valley. This mill is the only one with a gable end.

Listing NGR: SW7490437363

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National Grid Reference: SW 74904 37363


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