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Head Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Chittlehamholt, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.948 / 50°56'52"N

Longitude: -3.8996 / 3°53'58"W

OS Eastings: 266651

OS Northings: 118225

OS Grid: SS666182

Mapcode National: GBR KY.NHXH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QL.W01

Entry Name: Head Mill

Listing Date: 15 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117353

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442145

Location: Chittlehamholt, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chittlehamholt

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chittlehamholt St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 61 NE
6/56
15.9.76

CHITTLEHAMHOLT
Head Mill

GV
II

Mill-house incorporating miller's accommodation. Early C19. Unrendered snecked
stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends. Rendered stack towards rear left-end.
Plan: rectangular on plan with the mill wheel towards the front of the left-hand
long side of the mill and an integral miller's house in a 1-storey and attic outshut
on the right-hand side with entrance to both the mill and miller's house on the
shorter gabled front.
2 storeys with attic storey. 3-window range, 3-light windows, 6 panes per light to
window at left end, rectangular leaded 15-paned lights to 2 to right. Two 3-light
casements to ground floor, 6 and 8 panes per light both to left of large undershot
wheel with inspection door over. Right gable end has boarded gabled sack hoist
projection to top storey with 2-light window, 6 panes per light. First floor has
projecting pulley wheels to each side of one 3-light and a 2-light window. Plank
stable door to ground floor left end and a wide stable plank door with chamfered
door surround and slate leanto porch roof, flanked by a 3-light window 6 panes per
light to left and 2-light casement 3 panes per light to right. Gabled half dormer,
formerly loading door to rear. Slate leanto porch roofs to 2 doors at left gable
end.
Interior: Mill machinery, including 3 sets of grinding stones, intact throughout.
This is a good example of a mill complete with its wheel and machinery and with an
integral miller's house, the whole very unaltered.

Listing NGR: SS6665118225

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