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Thuborough Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutcombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8714 / 50°52'17"N

Longitude: -4.3348 / 4°20'5"W

OS Eastings: 235817

OS Northings: 110587

OS Grid: SS358105

Mapcode National: GBR KC.TFNZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 16TS.T7V

Entry Name: Thuborough Mill

Listing Date: 26 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91608

Location: Sutcombe, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Sutcombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sutcombe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SUTCOMBE
SS 31 SE

2/56 Thuborough Mill
-

- II

Mill. Early C19 with mid C19 addition. Slate stone rubble walls. Gable-ended
slate roof.
Plan: 3 storey mill with 2 overshot wheels at right-hand end. Threshing barn and
store/animal house added at left end.
Exterior: mill is 3 storeys,(ground drops at this end), single storey barn to left
with 2 storey section at its far end. Asymmetrical elevation facing river with tall
cart entrance towards left-hand end and window beyond it with loading hatch above.
The mill to the right has a straight joint dividing it from -the barn. It has 2
small louvred windows on the top floor below which the ends of 2 large beams project
with a small opening below allowing the axle of one of the internal wheels to
protrude. 6-light overlapping pane window on central floor with doorway below and
small window to its right. Gable-end wall has larged fixed light window on top
floor. Below are 2 more original windows with overlapping panes to outer lights and
wooden shutter to inner light. The 2 large mill wheels are below with wooden spokes
and iron rims. The remains of a wooden launder still exist above the wheels. The
rear elevation has a large lean-to against its left-hand side with a doorway into
the mill to its left and a wide cart entrance to right. Beyond it is a narrower
doorway with loading hatch above.
Interior: 3 mill stones and some of the wooden mill workings survive. C20 king
post roof.


Listing NGR: SS3581710587

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