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Higher North Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Slapton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3168 / 50°19'0"N

Longitude: -3.6517 / 3°39'6"W

OS Eastings: 282504

OS Northings: 47627

OS Grid: SX825476

Mapcode National: GBR QP.7HJ6

Mapcode Global: FRA 3876.9EZ

Entry Name: Higher North Mill

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99860

Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Slapton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SLAPTON
SX84NW Higher North Mill
5/74
II

Miller's house and water mill, converted into one house. Early to mid C19,
converted and restored in C20. Local slate rubble with red brick window
arches. Slate hipped roof over house and gable-ended corrugated iron roof
over former mill. Stacks over side walls of house have red brick slafts and
slate cowling.
Plan: The house on the left has a double-depth plan with 2 principal rooms
at the front with a central entrance between with a staircase at the back
and with service rooms behind the front rooms; the partition between the
front and back left-hand rooms has be removed. The mill a cross-wing on the
right-hand side is now part of the house and the machinery has been taken
out.
Exterior: House is 2 storeys, mill 2 storey and attic. The house set back
on left has an almost symmetrical 3 window front, the windows and doorway
disposed slightly to the left have flat red brick arches and C20 16-pane
replacement sashes, the first floor centre window is C20 12-pane sash.
Doorway to left of centre has C19 panelled on the entrance right of front a
small C20 round window with a corrugatedi-iron canopy over in the angle with
the mill.
The mill is a projecting gable-ended cross-wing on the right, the central
ground floor doorway is now a C20 casement window, C19 plank loading door
above flanked by 12-pane casements and above in the gable a small pivot
window. The right-hand side of the mill has various C20 casements and a C20
glazed door.
Interior much altered. The front right-hand room and room behind are now
one large room and the chimneypieces have been removed. Some C19 joinery
survives but only the landing balustrade of the staircase is intact.
The watermill is now part of the house and all that survives of its
machinery are 2 stones on the first floor which is used for storage.


Listing NGR: SX8250447627

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