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Carbis Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Hilary, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1512 / 50°9'4"N

Longitude: -5.4263 / 5°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 155333

OS Northings: 33522

OS Grid: SW553335

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ8.WT4

Mapcode Global: VH12T.WGPG

Plus Code: 9C2P5H2F+FF

Entry Name: Carbis Mill

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70023

Location: St. Hilary, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Hilary

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Hilary

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Miller's house and adjoining mill. Datestones 1754. Probably rebuilt circa early
C19. Granite and elvan rubble with dressed granite quoins, jambstones and lintels.
House roofs : asbestos slate, with gable ends and brick chimney over left hand gable
end. Mill roof : taller than house; scantle slate with gable ends.
Plan: 2 room house left with possibly later outshut behind left hand side and single
storey lean-to behind right hand side; rectangular mill, right of house, with
machinery removed circa 1960's (formerly with overshot wheel on right hand side and
at rear). The house has kitchen, left, and slightly smaller parlour right with lobby
and stair between. The room behind the kitchen has a fireplace (possibly for
washhouse) and the room behind the stair and parlour was formerly a pig's house.
Exterior : 2 storey house and 3 storey mill. House has nearly symmetrical 3 window
south-west front with doorway slightly right of middle, 4-panel door with flush-
beaded panels and circa early Cl.9 12-pane hornless sashes. Stone over doorway
inscribed : FE 1753 and stone in left hand gable end inscribed 1753.
Mill, right, has slightly irregular 2 window front. Doorway towards left with small
window on either side. Jambstone, far left, inscribed : JW 1874. Loading doorway
over ground floor doorway. Ledged doors. Shutters to second floor windows. Gable
end, right, has large ground floor doorway (cut C20), holes for machinery over and
small gable window with reused millstone as lintel. Rear has holes for machinery to
thicker ground floor wall and 2 windows to each floor above.
Interior of house has C19 carpentry and joinery.

Listing NGR: SW5533333522

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