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Ponsworthy Mill, Including the Garden Wall and Gateposts Fronting the Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5502 / 50°33'0"N

Longitude: -3.8352 / 3°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 270082

OS Northings: 73874

OS Grid: SX700738

Mapcode National: GBR QC.6QKF

Mapcode Global: FRA 27VL.XB9

Entry Name: Ponsworthy Mill, Including the Garden Wall and Gateposts Fronting the Road

Listing Date: 10 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441815

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN- PONSWORTHY
SX 77 SW THE-MOOR
6/241 Ponsworthy Mill, including the
10.3.77 garden wall and gateposts fronting
the road
GV II

House, formerly a mill and mill house. Probably early C19. Granite rubble, painted
at the front. Slated roof. Small rendered chimneystack on left gable. L-shaped
plan. House-part, at right-angles to road, has 2-room plan with central passage
leading to staircase at the back; mill building at right-angles to it, at the end
farthest from the road. 2 storeys. House has symmetrical 3-window front. Windows
have granite lintels; low wide windows on ground storey, tall narrow ones above,
all having C19 casements with glazing-bars. Old plank door with inserted window in
centre. Inward face of mill building has an old plank door to right of ground
storey and a C19 casement window with glazing-bars to left. Against gable-wall of
mill a ruined, single-storey lean-to. At rear is an iron mill-wheel moulded with
the maker's name, WILLCOCKS & SON, BUCKFASTLEIGH; wooden spokes and paddles have
mostly rotted away. Fronting the road is a good garden wall of large-scale granite
rubble and 2 plain granite gateposts.
Interior of house and mill not inspected but 1977 provisional list said that
"internally it retains much of the original machinery with wooden gearing and belt
drives".


Listing NGR: SX7008273874

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