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Latitude: 50.8314 / 50°49'53"N
Longitude: -3.674 / 3°40'26"W
OS Eastings: 282205
OS Northings: 104878
OS Grid: SS822048
Mapcode National: GBR L8.WT7C
Mapcode Global: FRA 366W.SKN
Entry Name: Dowrich Mill
Listing Date: 20 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1273313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 445513
Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Sandford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 80 SW SANDFORD
3/183 Dowrich Mill
Water-mill. Probably C17, remodelled in C18 and C19. Partly cob on rubble
footings, partly mortared volcanic rubble; slate roof. Gable-ended block facing
east with remains of leat to rear and right (north) end terraced into hillslope. 2
storeys with attics. East front has 1 window to first floor flanked by loading
bays and that to right gained from higher ground level. Ground floor door at left
end. Roof steps down from right to left. Rear elevation has left (northern
section) of mortared rubble breaking forward from main range and contains remains
of iron-framed overshot wheel. From northern (left) end a mortared rubble tail
race wall extends westwards. Timber framed south gable end now clad with
corrugated iron and cob north gable end includes a presumably reset early C17 oak
2-light window frame with external ogee and internal ovolo moulding to attic.
Interior with plain carpentry detail includes extensive remains of C19 mill
machinery. Late C18-early C19 roof of tie beam trusses without collars halved and
crossing at apex to carry ridge; 3 bays to higher northern section, 2 to lower.
Listing NGR: SS8220504878
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