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Mill at Y Felin

A Grade II Listed Building in Ceulanamaesmawr, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.4587 / 52°27'31"N

Longitude: -3.9395 / 3°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 268313

OS Northings: 286292

OS Grid: SN683862

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.LBNX

Mapcode Global: VH4F7.NGPJ

Plus Code: 9C4RF356+F5

Entry Name: Mill at Y Felin

Listing Date: 19 September 1997

Last Amended: 19 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18878

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated above River Leri in Bontgoch just NW of the bridge, and below the house and outbuilding.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Locality: Bontgoch/Elerch

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Mid C19 to later C19 water-powered corn-mill, marked on 1904 OS as Melin Y Bontgoch.


Rubble stone with slate roof, single rectangular building built into slope. N side has door into first floor with timber lintel and C20 metal door. W end has ground floor ledged door with brick head. S side has ground floor centre blocked window with brick head and similar first floor centre window. Small casement pair with brick head to ground floor right. E end has large 14' overshot iron wheel made by Davies of Machynlleth. Loft window above.


Pine floor joists. Remnant of machinery at E end.

Reasons for Listing

A small rural corn-mill still with surviving machinery, and part of a vernacular group with the house and outbuilding.

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