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Pont Lliw Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontlliw, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6887 / 51°41'19"N

Longitude: -4.0131 / 4°0'47"W

OS Eastings: 260940

OS Northings: 200800

OS Grid: SN609008

Mapcode National: GBR GW.QRJZ

Mapcode Global: VH4JW.DT8B

Entry Name: Pont Lliw Mill

Listing Date: 16 January 1987

Last Amended: 25 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26256

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Beside former mill race to rear of Nos. 70 and 74 on the main Swansea road.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Pontlliw and Tircoed (Pont-lliw a Tircoed)

Community: Pontlliw and Tircoed

Locality: Pont Lliw

Built-Up Area: Pontlliw

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Mill, C19 though probably of earlier origin. Marked on the OS map of 1884 as a flour mill. Now largely remodelled to form a house but retaining water wheel.

Exterior

Remodelled, formerly 2-storey now single long range with new full-height windows with cambered yellow brick heads, 6 bays. Single-storey lean-to under eaves gablet. Rubble walls with dressed quoins, slate roof, eaves, end gables, brick end stacks. Broad iron-framed wooden-spoked overshot water wheel to south elevation, square-headed opening above.

Interior

Not available for inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Retained on list, notwithstanding remodelling as domestic building, as converted water-mill retaining its water wheel.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barn at Gwenlais-uchaf
    On the W side of the farmyard at Gwenlais-uchaf approximately 1km NW of the centre of Pont Lliw village.
  • II Gwenlais-uchaf
    At the end of a track off Clordir Road approximately 1km NW of the centre of Pont Lliw village.
  • II Penderi Fawr Farmhouse including attached cowhouse
    Situated high above the north side of the motorway between the village and forest of Penllergaer; reached by farm roads from S and W.

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