MILL AT SW74883733


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MILL AT SW74883733


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Statutory Address:
MILL AT SW74883733

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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 74888 37328



2/264 Mill at SW74883733 -


Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Circa 1850. Built for the Kennal Vale gunpowder works. Dressed granite and granite rubble. Roofless. Plan: Rectangular mill with central wheel pit dividing 2 similar rectangular plan 2 storey blocks with original basements to house the gearing, and with the millstone in the upper, floors. The hub and parts of the rims of the waterwheel survive. Built into bank at rear and originally powered by water from leat parallel to rear. Exterior: 2 storeys (stone floor over, basement). Symmetrical 2 window east-south- east front. Tall central wheel pit opening flanked by 2 originally identical one window fronts. Each front has small basement opening and large openings above. Part of right-hand bay is fallen. Interior not inspected. Possibly there is machinery and millstones. This mill is the last built and last used of a group of 6 similar mills which survive in the beautiful Kennal Valley.

Listing NGR: SW7488837328


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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: 23 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/12779/31
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