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Coldharbour Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uffculme, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9015 / 50°54'5"N

Longitude: -3.3355 / 3°20'7"W

OS Eastings: 306187

OS Northings: 112190

OS Grid: ST061121

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.RGTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XQ.DC6

Plus Code: 9C2RWM27+JR

Entry Name: Coldharbour Mill

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95824

Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Uffculme

Built-Up Area: Uffculme

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Uffculme St Mary Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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COLDHARBOUR MILL. Earliest reference 1707 as a paper mill,rebuilt as a Grist Mill
after a flood 1753. Offered for sale 1788, purchased 1797 by Thomas Fox of Wellington a manufacturer of serge, flannel to expand his business. In 1799 he erected a brick & stone factory on the site. From 1799 to 1981 Messrs Fox Bros engaged in yarn spinning. In 1981 Fox Bros closed down Coldharbour Mill. From 1982 Coldharbour Mill has continued to operate a Working Wool Museum still producing yarn commerically.
Grist Mill; Brick & stone, 3-storey block,rectangular in plan with slated hipped
roof & basement. East side 4-window range under segmentally headed window arches.
Various window ranges to other sides.
Spinning Mill; Brick & stone 3-storey block, rectangular in plan with slated
gable-ended roof mounted with ridge ventilators. The attic floor is lit by continuous clerestory windows to North and South. 2-storey extension to North and a single storey extension to South both with lean to roofs with skylights. Main block 7-window range, at West end of block ancillary buildings include engine room and boiler room leading to a tall polygonal stack. A high shot breast wheel
survives at the opposite end of the block.

Listing NGR: ST0618712190

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