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Latitude: 50.526 / 50°31'33"N
Longitude: -4.695 / 4°41'41"W
OS Eastings: 209078
OS Northings: 73054
OS Grid: SX090730
Mapcode National: GBR N3.JCTC
Mapcode Global: FRA 171N.YJ4
Entry Name: Lavethan Mill
Listing Date: 11 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142373
English Heritage Legacy ID: 67362
Location: Blisland, Cornwall, PL30
Civil Parish: Blisland
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Blisland
Church of England Diocese: Truro
BLISLAND MERRY MEETING
SX 07 SE
8/93 Lavethan Mill
Watermill and adjoining barn. Circa early C19 incorporating some dressed stone from
earlier mill. Stone rubble with granite quoins. Slate roof with gable ends; higher
roof to mill on north east.
Plan: Watermill on south with overshot wheel and adjoining barn on south west.
Exterior: 3 storey elevation to mill with meal floor, full stone and bin floors and
high level gallery. 2 storey elevation to adjoining barn. Waterwheel on south
elevation. On north elevation; chamfered granite 4-centred arch with keyblock,
inscribed '....16 WH 168 - I. May - ' probably reused from earlier building.
Interior: 1 millstone in situ. Meal floor, stone floor and bin floor with high level
gallery. The watermill is in full use although the millstones have been superceded
by modern machinery.
The mill was originally known as 'Queens Mill' and closely connected with Lavethan
House (qv). Full details given in Maclean.
Maclean, Sir J Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the
County of Cornwall 1875.
Listing NGR: SX0907373052
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