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The Old Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6895 / 50°41'22"N

Longitude: -4.6929 / 4°41'34"W

OS Eastings: 209888

OS Northings: 91220

OS Grid: SX098912

Mapcode National: GBR N4.5SFL

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.5JV

Plus Code: 9C2QM8Q4+RV

Entry Name: The Old Mill

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68681

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

FORRABURY AND THE BRIDGE, Boscastle
SW 09 SE MINSTER
1/18 The Old Mill
GV II
Water mill and millhouse, converted to craft shops and restaurant. Millhouse possibly
C18 with mill circa mid C19. Slate stone rubble. Rag slate roofs; the millhouse with
gable ends and the mill with higher roof with hipped ends continued down over outshot
extension. Millhouse with brick stack on left hand gable end and projecting stone
rubble stack with truncated brick shaft to rear.
Millhouse of probably single depth 2 room and cross passage plan, the right hand room
heated by a rear lateral stack and the left hand room by a gable end. The mill is
positioned on the right hand gable end of the millhouse with an overshot wheel to
rear.
Millhouse of 2 storey with basement; asymmetrical three window front with brick
segmental arches to openings. C20 part glazed door with Cl9 2-light casements on
ground and first floor.
Mill of 3 storeys; brick segmental arches to openings with C19 and C20 fenestration.
Stone rubble steps up to loft on right. Hybrid overshot wheel to rear with water
carried on aqueduct and leat continuing to rear of millhouse.
Interior machinery in mill largely removed.
For photograph of mill and millhouse taken in 1894 see Rendell, J. North Cornwall in
the Old Days 1983 p72.


Listing NGR: SX0988891220

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