MEHAL MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158211
Date first listed:
09-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
MEHAL MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
MEHAL MILL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
St. Keverne
National Grid Reference:
SW 78029 22164

Details

ST KEVERNE SW 72 SE 3/98 Mehal Mill II Water mill, circa C18. Whitewashed rubble walls with half-hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 2 window front. 2-light casement window partly intact to left on ground floor with entrance to right of centre. Two 2- light casement windows with glazing bars on first floor. Rubble stone lean-to onleft-hand gable end. Ground rises up on right to facilitate loading. Steps up to first floor entrance in right-hand gable end. Machinery set low down near ground floor in shallow cog pit. Water wheel, axle and most ironwork missing. Existing wooden gears and 2 pairs of grinding stones. Derelict. Originally on part of Traboe estate which extended into the adjoining parish of St Martin and was granted to monks of St Michaels Mount by Robert, Earl of Mortain about 1087. Mill Mehal, formerly Melyn Myhall meaning St Michael's Mill. Site dates from 1258. Sources: The Water Mills of St Keverne, Anthony Unwin, reprinted from The Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, New Series, Volume VII, part 4, 1977

Listing NGR: SW7802922164

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
64678
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Unwin, A, The Water Mills of St Keverne
'Journal of the Royal Institute of Cornwall' in Journal of the Royal Institute of Cornwall, , Vol. 7, (1977)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/11331/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rod Allday. Source Historic England Archive
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