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Mill at Sw74933738

A Grade II Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1937 / 50°11'37"N

Longitude: -5.1547 / 5°9'17"W

OS Eastings: 174929

OS Northings: 37395

OS Grid: SW749373

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.FYY4

Mapcode Global: FRA 082H.ZKV

Entry Name: Mill at Sw74933738

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66252

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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Listing Text


2/266 Mill at SW74933738


Water mill for grinding gunpowder. Early C19. Built for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder
Works. Dressed granite and granite rubble. Roofless.
Plan: Rectangular plan mill with central cross wheel pit dividing 2 similar
rectangular plan 2-storey blocks which originally had basements to house the gearing
and millstones in the upper floors. Built into bank at the 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 wheelpit opening flanked by 2 identical 1 window fronts.
Each front has small basement opening and large opening above. Doorways into end
Interior not inspected. Possibly there is machinery and millstones.
This mill is one of a group of 6 similar mills which survive in the beautiful Kennal

Listing NGR: SW7492937395

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