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The Mill at Mill Bay Cove

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswear, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3432 / 50°20'35"N

Longitude: -3.5563 / 3°33'22"W

OS Eastings: 289355

OS Northings: 50412

OS Grid: SX893504

Mapcode National: GBR QT.YXLK

Mapcode Global: FRA 38F4.BB4

Entry Name: The Mill at Mill Bay Cove

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100570

Location: Kingswear, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingswear

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


9/33 The Mill at Mill Bay

- II

Disused limekiln converted into a watermill and boathouse in the form of a sham
castle. Circa early C19 limekiln, extended and remodelled circa mid to late C19.
Slate rubble, Squat circular tower, the original limekiln, with addition of embat-
tled corbelled parapet and round turret also with battlements. Pointed arch
gothick doorway with continuous hoodmould and small pointed arch openings either
side. Built on rocks into cliff. At lower level, on beach, a lower tower was
added with semi-circular front, to sea, with small gothick windows and small
round corbelled turret on parapet. It houses an iron water wheel. Situated on
the edge of the beach, at Mill Bay Cove, where a small stream flows into the sea.

Listing NGR: SX8935550412

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