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Mill at Sw75033747

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponsanooth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1945 / 50°11'40"N

Longitude: -5.1534 / 5°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 175024

OS Northings: 37482

OS Grid: SW750374

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.FZ9H

Mapcode Global: FRA 083H.S4L

Plus Code: 9C2P5RVW+RJ

Entry Name: Mill at Sw75033747

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66254

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Built-Up Area: Ponsanooth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Early C19. Built for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder
Works. Dressed granite and granite rubble. Roofless.
Plan: Rectangular plan mill with central cross wheel pit dividing 2 similar
rectangular plan 2-storey blocks which originally had basements to house the gearing
and millstones in the upper floors. Built into bank at the rear and originally
powered by water from leat parallel to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys (stone floor over basement). Symmetrical 2 window 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 walls.
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

Listing NGR: SW7502437482

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