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Newland Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in North Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7878 / 50°47'15"N

Longitude: -3.9027 / 3°54'9"W

OS Eastings: 265973

OS Northings: 100412

OS Grid: SS659004

Mapcode National: GBR KY.ZP3Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q0.7CX

Plus Code: 9C2RQ3QW+4W

Entry Name: Newland Mill

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92956

Location: North Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: North Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Tawton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 60 SE
6/73 Newland Mill
Former corn and flour mill, now disused. 1814 with considerable mid and late C19
additions. Stone rubble walls with brick to the additions. Hipped and gable ended
slate roof. Large very tall detached rubble stack at rear.
Plan: the original mill building is at the front and was probably of only one room
on each floor with the wheel at its left-hand end. In the mid C19 it was heightened
and extended in a wing at the rear. In the late C19 a large 4-storey block was
added at the rear with a chimney stack for a steam engine. Another wing was built
at right angles at the right-hand side of the main range, probably with purely
storage functions.
Exterior: 3 storeys, 4 storey rear range. The original building at the front has
stone arches to windows and a line in the stone work where its original gabled roof
was raised another storey. Iron mill-wheel is in pit to its left hand side which
has breast-shot action. Mid C19 wing extends to its rear with late C19 wing to its
right and taller block at the rear with chimney.
Interior: the mill machinery appears to be intact - its gearing has wooden teeth
and there are 2 millstones. The mid C19 heightening and addition was probably to
provide extra accommodation for corn bins as these make up a false second floor.
Source: Walter Mortimer - The History of North Tawton.

Listing NGR: SS6596000426

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