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Mehal Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Keverne, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0581 / 50°3'29"N

Longitude: -5.1025 / 5°6'8"W

OS Eastings: 178029

OS Northings: 22164

OS Grid: SW780221

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.PDTP

Mapcode Global: FRA 086V.MYS

Entry Name: Mehal Mill

Listing Date: 9 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64678

Location: St. Keverne, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Keverne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Keverne

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 72 SE
3/98 Mehal Mill
Water mill, circa C18. Whitewashed rubble walls with half-hipped slate roof.
Rectangular plan. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 2 window front. 2-light casement window
partly intact to left on ground floor with entrance to right of centre. Two 2-
light casement windows with glazing bars on first floor. Rubble stone lean-to
onleft-hand gable end. Ground rises up on right to facilitate loading. Steps up
to first floor entrance in right-hand gable end. Machinery set low down near
ground floor in shallow cog pit. Water wheel, axle and most ironwork missing.
Existing wooden gears and 2 pairs of grinding stones. Derelict. Originally on
part of Traboe estate which extended into the adjoining parish of St Martin and was
granted to monks of St Michaels Mount by Robert, Earl of Mortain about 1087. Mill
Mehal, formerly Melyn Myhall meaning St Michael's Mill. Site dates from 1258.
Sources: The Water Mills of St Keverne, Anthony Unwin, reprinted from The Journal
of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, New Series, Volume VII, part 4, 1977

Listing NGR: SW7802922164

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