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New (Corn) Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bovey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6395 / 50°38'22"N

Longitude: -3.7883 / 3°47'17"W

OS Eastings: 273643

OS Northings: 83722

OS Grid: SX736837

Mapcode National: GBR QF.F4JZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 27YC.XNL

Entry Name: New (Corn) Mill

Listing Date: 4 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85192

Location: North Bovey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: North Bovey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Bovey St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH BOVEY YARD HILL
SX 78 SW
4/258 New (Corn) Mill

- II

Mill building with attached row of 2 cottages. Circa mid C19, altered in early C20
when cottages converted from stabling. Rendered granite rubble walls with cement washed
slate roof, gable ended. Rendered brick stacks, 1 axial, the other towards the right-hand
gable end offset from the ridge.
Mill building forming cross wing at left end of attached pair of cottages. Mill wheel
formerly attached to front wall of Mill, now off its axle. Left-hand cottage appears to
have one main room at the front probably with smaller service room behind right-hand
cottage has 2 main rooms. Passage between Mill and adjoining cottage. 2 storeys. Mill
building forms slightly projecting gable fronted wing with overshot water wheel on
ground floor front wall and loading door above. 4-window front to cottages. 2-light
early-mid C20 metal frame casements with leaded panes, first floor centre has semi-
circular head. Ground floor has through passageway to extreme left adjoining mill then
early-mid C20 plank and part-glazed door with window to the right, another identical door
to right of centre and 2 further windows to the right. Ground floor openings have
vestigial drip-moulds above them. To the far right of the building an old metal pump is
attached to the front wall.
Interior: mill machinery survives virtually intact, made by Beare of Newton Abbot,
include wooden and iron worm wheels, shutles on first floor and 2 mill stones.


Listing NGR: SX7364383722

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