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Mill at SW74883733

A Grade II Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2P5RVV+6V

Entry Name: Mill at SW74883733

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66250

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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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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