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Crowan Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1621 / 50°9'43"N

Longitude: -5.2999 / 5°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 164417

OS Northings: 34328

OS Grid: SW644343

Mapcode National: GBR FX97.TCK

Mapcode Global: VH12X.3612

Entry Name: Crowan Mill

Listing Date: 1 May 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65850

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/142 Crowan Mill

Mill and millhouse. The millhouse probably C18 and the mill circa mid-late C19.
Granite rubble walls with dressed granite quoins, sills, jambstones and lintels; the
house is moorstone, the mill has slate sills. Scantle slate roofs: the house has
rendered chimneys over its gable ends. The much taller mill adjoins the left hand
gable end of the house and has a hipped roof at right angles to the front.
Plan : double depth 2 storey house with cross passage between the 2 front rooms. At
the left hand side a 3 storeys over basement rectangular mill projecting farther at
the rear. The overshot wheel and its bearing wall adjoin on the left hand side. The
wheel has wooden buckets, and an inner cog wheel toothed in applewood and hornbeam.
The machinery, last used in 1946, has been maintained in good running order (former
list description May 1970).
3 storey over basement mill, left, and 2 storey house, right, with 1st floor rooms
partly in the roof space. The mill has a symmetrical 3-bay front with a loading
doorway to the middle of each floor with a window on either side. The second floor
doorway has a dormered gable over to give more headroom and a cantilevered staging
with railing in front. Ledged doors and 4-pane windows. Very small basement
The house has a nearly symmetrical 2 window front with central doorway within a C20
gable ended porch.
The windows are 6-pane horned sashes.
Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW6441734328

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