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The Old Mill, with Attached Front Retaining Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanivet, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4783 / 50°28'41"N

Longitude: -4.7525 / 4°45'8"W

OS Eastings: 204806

OS Northings: 67896

OS Grid: SX048678

Mapcode National: GBR N1.M92D

Mapcode Global: FRA 07YS.LB6

Plus Code: 9C2QF6HX+82

Entry Name: The Old Mill, with Attached Front Retaining Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67583

Location: Lanivet, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanivet

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 06 NW
4/109 The Old Mill, with attached front
- retaining wall and railings


Miller's house and attached watermill ; now one house. C18 miller's house, with
later C18 stable attached. Mill building probably of mid C19. C20 alterations.
Rendered stone rubble. Slate roofs ; slurried over the house, with gable ends and
gable end stacks with brick shafts. The mill has crested ridge tiles and axial
stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: The mill house is of double depth plan, under a 2-span roof ; principal room of
front left and right, each room heated from a gable end stack, with central entrance.
Attached to rear right is a stable, of later C18. The mill is attached at the left
end, with 2 gable ends to the front, rooms heated from axial stacks, 2 rooms front
and rear ; this may be an extensive remodelling of a mill. The leat runs along the
rear. Attached to the front right of the mill is a retaining wall with railings.
Exterior: The mill house is 2-storey, a symmetrical 3-window front ; all windows are
12-pane sashes with cambered arches ; first floor central 8-pane sash with margin
glazing and Gothic glazing bars. Central plank door. The right side has external
stack. The stable is 2-storey, with central stable door and single light to left at
ground floor ; central door to the loft.
The mill to left is of 2 storeys on basement. The two front gable ends have mullion
and transom window at ground and first floor. Right side has C20 garage doors to the
basement, with similar window at ground and first floor. At the left side, there is a
gable to left, and random C20 fenestration, with C20 door to left.
Attached to the front right of the mill is a rubble retaining wall rising from the
basement level ; on top, a range of cast iron railings with knob finials, about 15
metres long, the railings set on granite coping stones.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX0480667896

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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