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BEAFORD MILL AND ADJOINING LEAT RETAINING WALLS AND BRIDGE

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: BEAFORD MILL AND ADJOINING LEAT RETAINING WALLS AND BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1309124

Location

BEAFORD MILL AND ADJOINING LEAT RETAINING WALLS AND BRIDGE

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beaford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91623

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History

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Details

BEAFORD SS 51 NW 11/4 Beaford Mill and adjoining leat - retaining walls and bridge

GV II

Mill. Dated 1867, enlarged later in the C19. Snecked squared stone with dressed quoins and voussoirs. Gable-ended Welsh-slate roof. Plan: Mill aligned approximately north-west/south-east. South-east block dated 1867, extended to north-east in the later C19. Formerly with undershot external waterwheel (waterwheel and its separate roof since removed) to south-west side of 1867 block. Leat retaining walls and small bridge also adjoining to south-west. Mill of 2 storeys and loft with additiion of one-storey and loft. Exterior: South-west (leat) side largely windowless, but has central first-floor 3- light window to centre (blocked window below) and first-floor doorway to its left. Right-hand gable end has small one-light attic window, first-floor C19 two-light wooden casement and ground-floor 2-light opening. Datestone below attic window. Left-hand gable end has 2-light wooden casement to loft and ground-floor pair of large boarded double doors with wooden lintel and segmental-pointed stone relieving arch. Rear of right-hand block has louvred attic window to left and first-floor boarded door with wooden frame, and approached by external brick steps. Boarded ground-floor boarded door below steps. Leat retaining walls adjoining to south-west. Squared and coursed stone walls. Small round-arched bridge over late with dressed voussoirs and cobbled decking. Interior of mill: Two pairs of boxed millstones in first floor of right-hand block, with old hoist for lifting stones. Various grain shutes and trap doors. Complete wooden sack hoist in attic (formerly powered by take off from main drive) with wooden pulley wheel and wooden drum with chain. Three-bay roof over 1867 end with bolted collar trusses and pairs of purlins. Four-bay roof over later C19 end, with collar trusses. Also old hoist in later end. The mill and adjoining leat walls form part of a mill complex also including Beaford Mill House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SS5430814380

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National Grid Reference: SS 54308 14380

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