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Flitton Mill and Outbuilding Adjoining to South East

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0642 / 51°3'50"N

Longitude: -3.8325 / 3°49'57"W

OS Eastings: 271685

OS Northings: 131022

OS Grid: SS716310

Mapcode National: GBR L1.F8WP

Mapcode Global: FRA 26V9.QQF

Entry Name: Flitton Mill and Outbuilding Adjoining to South East

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398449

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON
SS 73 SW
10/113 Flitton Mill and outbuilding
- adjoining to south-east
II
Mill and mill house, latterly cottages and mill, now house. Late C17 and C18 with
C19 alterations and additions, and further late C20 alterations. Painted uncoursed
rubble with rendered cob above. Rendered to gable ends and rear. Gable-ended
scantle-slate roof. C19 addition of uncoursed stone rubble with gable-ended Welsh-
slate roof. Stone stacks with C20 brick tops.
Plan and development: Four-room plan with former mill to south, facing south-east.
Probably late C17 two-room plan house to left with central axial stack and dog-leg
staircase in rear corner of left-hand room. Probably C18 two-room addition to left.
Smaller right-hand room with external lateral stack to rear. Former mill to right
with integral end stack and mid-to late C19 one-storey outbuilding adjoining at right
angles to front. Mill formerly had external waterwheel to right-hand end wall so the
end stack is probably a later addition. Former C19 wing adjoining at right angles to
front of left-hand end too, now demolished. Two storeys with one-storey outbuilding.
Exterior: Five-window front; 4 probably C19 first-floor 2-light small-paned wooden
casements and one C18 two-light leaded wooden-framed metal casement to right. Three
probably C19 ground-floor 2-light small paned-wooded casements to right, one to right
with segmental head, and 2 probably C20 two-light leaded casements to left, with
straight joints below (probably former doorways). C20 two-leaf boarded door to left
and boarded door off-centre to right.
Outbuilding projecting to front between right-hand window and door; left-hand return
front of building has C20 wooden casement and 3 boarded doors with wooden lintels.
Small C19 two-light wooden casement in right-hand return front.
Interior: Ground-floor rooms of late C17 former cottage to left have chamfered cross
beams. The left-hand of the two rooms has open fireplace with bread oven and the
right-hand of the two rooms has open fireplace with wooden lintel and bread oven with
cast-iron door. Small right-hand ground-floor room with open fireplace to rear and
probably reset C17 door in right-hand wall. Former mill to right retains no old
machinery. Roofspace partly inspected: 5 bays to right of ridge stack has C17
principal rafter trusses with collars.

Listing NGR: SS7168531022

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