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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142059
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66251
Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3
Civil Parish: Stithians
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Stithians
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 73 NW STITHIANS KENNAL VALE
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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