ROSKENNALS MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158250
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
ROSKENNALS MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROSKENNALS MILL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sancreed
National Grid Reference:
SW4308331045

Details

SANCREED SW 43 SW 2/277 Roskennals Mill 6.7.88 GV II Watermill. Probably C18, heightened in the C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Grouted scantle slate roof on 2 levels with gable ends. Brick chimney over left-hand end. Plan: Approximately rectangular plan with left-hand part of front wall set back slightly. Built into bank carrying mill leat on the right and with circa late C19 overshot waterwheel at the middle of the rear. Circa late C19 and C20 machinery. Exterior: 3 storeys. Irregular north west front with central doorway and another former doorway (now fitted with window to lower part of front set back on the left). Some evidence of altered openings. Old or original small window opening to each floor right of principal doorway. Pigeon holes high up on the left-hand side. Left-hand end has window to each floor and pigeon holes under the gable window. Right-hand end has central loading doorway to first floor and window over. Rear has small opening (possibly for shaft of former waterwheel) on the left with window over and there is a blocked window opening right of the wheel (lst floor). Complete circa late C19 wheel with cast-iron hub, (C20) oak spokes, cast-iron segments and wooden buckets. Interior: Floors probably the same date as the older machinery (circa 1890), parts of roof structure are older. Machinery on the ground floor, with iron wheels and apple wood cogs, drives a belt to roller mill on the top floor and a pair of stones on the first floor. There is a coupling after the pit-wheel which can be disengaged to stop all machinery and there is a sluice which can be opened.

Listing NGR: SW4304931035

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
69818
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Dec 2005
Reference: IOE01/15062/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rod Hewson. Source Historic England Archive
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