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Bratton Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Bratton Clovelly, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7072 / 50°42'25"N

Longitude: -4.172 / 4°10'19"W

OS Eastings: 246731

OS Northings: 91977

OS Grid: SX467919

Mapcode National: GBR NV.4VJT

Mapcode Global: FRA 2746.QGT

Entry Name: Bratton Mill

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94273

Location: Bratton Clovelly, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Bratton Clovelly

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bratton Clovelly St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BRATTON CLOVELLY BRATTON CLOVELLY
SX 49 SE

7/18 Bratton Mill
-

- II

House and former mill. The house may have some late C17 fabric extended in the C18
with the mill dating to the circa late C18. Stone rubble walls, rendered on the
house. Asbestos slate roof hipped to the left end of the house, gabled to the mill.
Brick axial stack to house, originally at gable end.
The house originally had a 2-room and cross passage plan with the left-hand room
heated by a gable end stack. It was extended to the left in the C18 although
initially this addition was probably a barn. The mill is later than the house but
may replace an earlier structure. It is at right angles of rectangular plan with a
large room on each floor and the wheel housed within the structure at the rear in a
separate compartment divided by a solid wall. Its wheel was overshot and the leat
ran in from the right. The mill is now disused and its wheel has been removed.
The house is 2 storeys; the mill was originally 3 storeys, but has had its upper
floors floors removed and is now single storey. The Mill has a gable end 2-window
front of which only the ground floor left-hand and second floor central window
retain their frames of C19 2-light casements. Wide doorway at centre. The house is
to its left, its original part to the right, has a 2-window front of C19 2-light
casements with small panes. Central C20. Plank door behind C20 rusticated porch.
Lower addition at left-hand end has irregular small window openings with a slit
window at the left-hand end.
Interior of original house has large open fireplace whose lintel is obscured by C18
wood surround and mantel. The mill has lost its original machinery and wheel.


Listing NGR: SX4673191977

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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