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Mill at Felin Newydd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanengan, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8573 / 52°51'26"N

Longitude: -4.5509 / 4°33'3"W

OS Eastings: 228353

OS Northings: 331916

OS Grid: SH283319

Mapcode National: GBR 54.S4YV

Mapcode Global: WH44N.2F6W

Entry Name: Mill at Felin Newydd

Listing Date: 1 April 1998

Last Amended: 1 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19629

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated E of mill-house by Afon Horon, just W of B4415, some 100m N of junction with B4413.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Pwllheli

Community: Llanengan

Community: Llanengan

Locality: Nanhoron

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Corn mill built for the Nanhoron estate, probably mid to later C19 but with date plaque of 1823. Marked as Melin Horon on 1900 O.S.

Exterior

Corn mill, squared grey granite rubble with slate close-eaved roof. Tall 3-storey, one-window range with one-window range in splayed SW angle. Two-storey corn-drying kiln attached to S. Mill has cambered-headed openings with stone voussoirs and slate sills. Entry in SW angle with broad door. Plaque above 'R.E.A. 1823 Na ladratta', i.e. 'Richard and Arabella Edwards, Do not steal'. Large window each floor above and 3 similar windows, one each floor to centre of W range, remnants of small-paned glazing. Mill wheel was in wheel-pit on N end. Rear has first and second floor window.

Drying kiln addition has W front two square loft windows, door to ground floor left and blocked opening ground floor right. Rear has window and door at first floor, ground level due to slope.

Interior

Heavy pine floor beams and centre wooden stair. Machinery removed, but three grind-stones in place on first floor. Two bay roof with wishbone truss. Drying range has small store to ground floor left and loft with pierced tile floor and wishbone roof trusses.

Reasons for Listing

An estate corn mill of unusual scale, well-detailed, and forming a group with the house to W.

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