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Walkham Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkhampton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5087 / 50°30'31"N

Longitude: -4.0704 / 4°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 253290

OS Northings: 69699

OS Grid: SX532696

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.KBBK

Mapcode Global: FRA 27CQ.82K

Plus Code: 9C2QGW5H+FR

Entry Name: Walkham Mill

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92874

Location: Walkhampton, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Walkhampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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17/144 Walkham Mill
- II

Wheelwright's shop. Circa mid C19, extended in C20. Stone rubble walls. Gable
ended corrugated iron roof.
Plan: The original building is rectangular on plan consisting of one large workshop.
The water wheel which drives the machinery is detached from the building and
adjoined the right-hand wall at the rear. In the late C19 the building began to be
extended by a blacksmith's'shop built on along the left-hand wall and in the C20 a
large addition was made at the right-hand side constructed of corrugated sheeting.
Exterior: 2 storeys. The entrance is in the gable end which has a wide opening on
both ground and 1st floors and a small window below the gable. Lean-to addition of
former blacksmith's shop against left-hand wall with doorway in its gable end.
Extensive C20 corrugated addition to right. The overshot water wheel at the rear is
served by wooden launders but is now enclosed.
Interior: The gearing and shafts driven by the wheel still survive. in situ and are
This is an unusual example of a purpose built wheelwright's shop still performing
its original function and with its original source of power still operative.

Listing NGR: SX5329069699

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