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Latitude: 50.1931 / 50°11'35"N
Longitude: -5.1553 / 5°9'18"W
OS Eastings: 174888
OS Northings: 37329
OS Grid: SW748373
Mapcode National: GBR Z7.FYS6
Mapcode Global: FRA 082J.5D5
Entry Name: Mill at Sw74883733
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309799
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66250
Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3
Civil Parish: Stithians
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Stithians
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 73 NW STITHIANS KENNAL VALE
2/264 Mill at SW74883733
Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Circa 1850. Built for the Kennal Vale gunpowder
works. Dressed granite and granite rubble. Roofless.
Plan: Rectangular mill with central wheel pit dividing 2 similar rectangular plan 2
storey blocks with original basements to house the gearing, and with the millstone in
the upper, floors. The hub and parts of the rims of the waterwheel survive. Built
into bank at rear and originally powered by water from leat parallel to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys (stone floor over, basement). Symmetrical 2 window east-south-
east front. Tall central wheel pit opening flanked by 2 originally identical one
window fronts. Each front has small basement opening and large openings above. Part
of right-hand bay is fallen.
Interior not inspected. Possibly there is machinery and millstones.
This mill is the last built and last used of a group of 6 similar mills which survive
in the beautiful Kennal Valley.
Listing NGR: SW7488837328
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