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THE MILL

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: THE MILL

List entry Number: 1158803

Location

THE MILL

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Dominick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60977

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST DOMINICK COTEHELE MILL SX 46 NW 4/228 The Mill GV II Watermill with attached cider house on the Cotehele estate; formerly known as Morden Mill. Probably C18, remodelled and extended in the C19 in 2 builds, with the addition of the cider house and the secondary mill, which is now a house. Restored C20. Slatestone rubble with stone dressings. Slate roofs with ridge tiles and gable ends. Plan: The main mill building is in the centre, with the waterwheel at the rear, the launder running along the rear from left to right; the cider house is to end left, built against the bank with an upper entrance at road level. The secondary mill, which formerly also had a waterwheel at the rear, is to left, now converted as living accommodation. Exterior: The cider house is to end left, of 3 stories and loft, a symmetrical 3- window front with a straight joint to the main mill to right. Ground floor has central plain door with 16-pane sash to right and left, all with stone heads with hood moulds. First floor has two 12-pane lights with flat stone arches and hood moulds; second floor has two 8-pane lights with flat stone arches and hood moulds. The central mill is on a plinth, of 3 stories with loft, a symmetrical 3-window front. Ground floor has central door, 12-pane light to right and left, all with flat stone arches and hood moulds. First floor has central loading door with 12-pane light to right and left, with flat stone arches and hood moulds. Second floor has two 8- pane lights with cambered stone arches. At the right side at left level there is a single light. The secondary mill to right is a lower 2-storey building, with 2-window front. Ground floor has 2-light casement and door, both with cambered stone arches and hood moulds. First floor has two C20 2-light casements. The left end is on the roadside. There is a flight of stone steps against the retaining wall, with a doorway at first floor and to the loft; the loft doorway has a porch carried over the steps, giving access directly from the road. The right end of the secondary mill has a central cellar door with single shuttered window to right and left. Ground floor has 2-light casement with cambered stone head and hood mould, blocked single light to left; first floor has similar window, and narrow light at loft level. At the rear, the main mill building has first floor casement and single light at the loft level; there is a wooden launder carried on a rubble pier, driving an overshot wheel. The rear of the secondary mill to left has two 2-light casements at ground and first floor. The rear of the cider house has door and external stack; the building was formerly partly used as a bakehouse. 2-light casement at first floor and loft level. Interior: The mill retains a complete set of machinery driving 2 sets of stones, one Buhrstone, in wooden housing. Sack pulley wheel geared from the main drive. The pit wheel and other wheels are wooden with wooden cogs; now subsidiary gear to right side and one to front for the 2 pairs of stones, an unusual arrangement. The front gearing is cast iron, probably a C19 later replacement. There is also a belt drive bringing the floor down to a wooden chute where the sacks were filled.

Listing NGR: SX4166968177

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National Grid Reference: SX4166968177

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