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Description: The Mill at Mill Bay Cove
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100570
OS Grid Reference: SX8935550412
OS Grid Coordinates: 289355, 50412
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3432, -3.5563
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SX 85 SE KINGSWEAR CASTLE ROAD
9/33 The Mill at Mill Bay
Disused limekiln converted into a watermill and boathouse in the form of a sham
castle. Circa early C19 limekiln, extended and remodelled circa mid to late C19.
Slate rubble, Squat circular tower, the original limekiln, with addition of embat-
tled corbelled parapet and round turret also with battlements. Pointed arch
gothick doorway with continuous hoodmould and small pointed arch openings either
side. Built on rocks into cliff. At lower level, on beach, a lower tower was
added with semi-circular front, to sea, with small gothick windows and small
round corbelled turret on parapet. It houses an iron water wheel. Situated on
the edge of the beach, at Mill Bay Cove, where a small stream flows into the sea.
Listing NGR: SX8935550412
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Source: English Heritage
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