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Batworthy Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6523 / 50°39'8"N

Longitude: -3.8212 / 3°49'16"W

OS Eastings: 271347

OS Northings: 85207

OS Grid: SX713852

Mapcode National: GBR QD.683S

Mapcode Global: FRA 27WB.WNJ

Plus Code: 9C2RM52H+WG

Entry Name: Batworthy Mill

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94533

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/4 Batworthy Mill
Pair of grist mills. C18 and C19. Granite stone rubble with large roughly-dressed
granite quoins; slate roof.
Plan: pair of grist mills, 1 set either side of the mill race and 2 overshot water
wheels. Both mills comprise a basement, a stone floor and top storage floor. The
rear (north) of the mills are terraced into the steep slope and therefore can be
loaded from the terrace directly into the top floors. The left (western) mill is
probably C18 and is set a little forward from the right mill and was powered by the
front one of the 2 wheels.
Exterior: the front (south) end of the left (west) mill contains a ground floor
doorway and a window in the gable. The inner side has a 2-window front. None of
these windows contain window frames. To rear an open-fronted extension added in C19
to shelter loading and unloading. The front (south) end of the right mill contains a
first floor loading hatch with a gabled C20 hood and the 2 windows above are C20
casements without glazing bars, similar in the 2-window inner side. Both mills are
Interior: both mills contain plain carpentry detail. The left (west) mill has a
probably C18 roof of pegged A-frame trusses and the right (east) mill has a mid-late
C19 roof of tie beam trusses with queen struts. The front wheel is C19 cast iron but
the machinery of the left (west) mill has been removed. The rear wheel is C20 and
the right (east) mill contains some cast iron machinery.

Listing NGR: SX7134785207

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