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Knowstone Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9958 / 50°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.6944 / 3°41'39"W

OS Eastings: 281192

OS Northings: 123183

OS Grid: SS811231

Mapcode National: GBR L7.KFXF

Mapcode Global: FRA 364H.4JP

Plus Code: 9C2RX8W4+77

Entry Name: Knowstone Mill

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97367

Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Knowstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

KNOWSTONE
SS 82 SW
3/16 Knowstone Mill
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- II
House. Probably late C17, much remodelled in C20. Rendered stone rubble and cob.
Thatch roof, half-hipped at left end, gable end to right. 2 axial stacks, one
brick, one stone rubble.
Plan: entirely altered in C20 and now consisting of 4 rooms in line, with direct
entry into second room from left and staircases to rear left-hand corner and besides
stack to third room from left. The original plan appears to have consisted of the 2
central rooms, the larger hall/kitchen to right. The left end room appears to have
been added in the late C18 or early C19, and the right end room in C20. Large
continuous outshuts to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 5-window range. C20 fenestration, 2 light casements, except
for a C18 3-light to left and a 3-light above a 4-light window to rignt of doorway,
all with rectangular leaded panes. These may be reused or reset. Plank door has
gabled corrugated iron canopy. Leanto at left end.
Interior: much altered in C20, with some reused C18 and C19 fabric brought from
elsewhere. Large chamfered cross ceiling beam to hall/kitchen. Panelled door to
cupboard to right of fireplace. Panelled window seat to smaller room which also has
panelled doors to wall cupboard. Old 3 plank door to chamber at head of principal
stairs.


Listing NGR: SS8119223183

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