2 to 26 and 27- 28 Mills Street, attached rear garden wall and outhouses


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Statutory Address:
2-26, Mills Street, St Day, TR16 5LL
Statutory Address:
27-28, Mills Street, St Day, TR16 5LL


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Statutory Address:
2-26, Mills Street, St Day, TR16 5LL
Statutory Address:
27-28, Mills Street, St Day, TR16 5LL

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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
St. Day
National Grid Reference:
SW 73049 42643


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/04/2020

SW 74 SW 11/10006

ST DAY MILLS STREET (South side) Nos. 2 to 26 (Even) and 27-28 and attached rear garden wall and outhouses

GV II Row of fifteen houses. Mostly early 1840s, with some houses completed later in decade. Nos 27-28 of coursed rubble with granite lintels and quoins and Nos 2 and 4 of brick with granite quoins and lintels; otherwise of coursed and dressed granite; gabled artificial slate roofs with brick stacks. Mostly single-depth plans with rear outshots; one mid C20 flat-roofed rear extension.

Two storeys; twenty four-window first-floor range. Granite lintels over two/two-pane sashes (originally four/four-pane but with horizontal glazing bars removed) and over C20 doors except original six-panel doors with narrow overlights to Nos 2, 12-18 and 24; No 4 is a larger double-fronted house. Nos 27 and 28 have copper plaque and wreath to first-floor centre commemorating endowment of this street by William John Mills "to the old people of St Day for their benefit and comfort".

Interior said to include original joinery and stick-baluster staircases with turned newels.

Subsidiary Features: rubble rear garden walls with slate-roofed former privies.

With Nos 1-25 (qv) these form an exceptionally well-preserved row of workers' housing, Mills Street having been built for the accommodation of miners in the surrounding orefields.

Listing NGR: SW7304942643


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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: 25 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/11637/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael McCloy. Source Historic England Archive
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