THE MILL AT MILL BAY COVE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308899
Date first listed:
21-May-1985
Statutory Address:
THE MILL AT MILL BAY COVE, CASTLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MILL AT MILL BAY COVE, CASTLE ROAD

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Kingswear
National Grid Reference:
SX 89355 50412

Details

SX 85 SE KINGSWEAR CASTLE ROAD

9/33 The Mill at Mill Bay Cove -

- II

Disused limekiln converted into a watermill and boathouse in the form of a sham castle. Circa early C19 limekiln, extended and remodelled circa mid to late C19. Slate rubble, Squat circular tower, the original limekiln, with addition of embat- tled corbelled parapet and round turret also with battlements. Pointed arch gothick doorway with continuous hoodmould and small pointed arch openings either side. Built on rocks into cliff. At lower level, on beach, a lower tower was added with semi-circular front, to sea, with small gothick windows and small round corbelled turret on parapet. It houses an iron water wheel. Situated on the edge of the beach, at Mill Bay Cove, where a small stream flows into the sea.

Listing NGR: SX8935550412

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100570
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.

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