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Morchard Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Cruwys Morchard, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9037 / 50°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.581 / 3°34'51"W

OS Eastings: 288927

OS Northings: 112765

OS Grid: SS889127

Mapcode National: GBR LD.R6MP

Mapcode Global: FRA 36DQ.6QC

Plus Code: 9C2RWC39+FH

Entry Name: Morchard Mill

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437856

Location: Cruwys Morchard, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Cruwys Morchard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cruwys Morchard Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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2/85 Morchard Mill
House. Circa early/mid C19 ; rear wing probably earlier. Snecked local stone, rear
wing partly plastered ; slate roof, gabled at ends ; rear wing partly roofed with
slate, partly with corrugated iron ; projecting stone stacks at ends with diagonally-
set paired brick shafts.
L plan with modest Tudor details. Main range single depth, 2 rooms wide with a
central entrance probably facing the stair. A rear left wing may be earlier than the
main range and is partly used for service, partly for storage.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a central gabled porch with ornamental
bargeboards, a chamfered rounded outer doorway and a panelled front door to the inner
door, 2 first floor gabled dormers with ornamental bargeboards and 2-light casements,
3 panes per light ; similar 3-light ground floor casements. The rear elevation has a
first floor Tudor arched stair light with ornamental glazing. The rear wing has
casement windows and a first floor left entrance.
Interior not inspected but said to contain mill machinery.
According to Margaret C.S. Cruwys Morchard Mill is first documented in the C15.
Cruwys, Margaret C.S., A Cruwys Morchard Notebook, 1066-1874 (1939).

Listing NGR: SS8892712765

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