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Mill at Sw74903736

A Grade II Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1934 / 50°11'36"N

Longitude: -5.1551 / 5°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 174904

OS Northings: 37364

OS Grid: SW749373

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.FYTC

Mapcode Global: FRA 082H.ZDT

Entry Name: Mill at Sw74903736

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66251

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/265 Mill at SW74903736


Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Early-mid C19. Built for the Kennal Vale
Gunpowder Works. Dressed granite and granite rabble. Roofless. Gable end on the
Plan: Rectangular plan 2-storey blocks which originally had basements to house the
gearing and with the millstones to the upper floors. Built into bank at rear and
originally powered by water from leat parallel to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys (stone floor over basement). Symmetrical 2 window east-south-
east front. Tall central wheelpit opening flanked by 2 identical 1 window fronts.
Each front has small basement opening and large opening above. Doorways into end
Interior not inspected. Possibly there is machinery and millstones.
This mill is one of a group of 6 similar mills which survive in the beautiful Kennal
Valley. This mill is the only one with a gable end.

Listing NGR: SW7490437363

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