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Mill Adjoining South West of Millhouse Farmhouse, Ashprington

Description: Mill Adjoining South West of Millhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100968

OS Grid Reference: SX8185056098
OS Grid Coordinates: 281850, 56098
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3929, -3.6635

Location: 1 Bow Creek, Ashprington, Devon TQ9 7EQ

Locality: Ashprington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7EQ

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Listing Text


6/59 Mill Adjoining South
West of Millhouse


Water corn mill. Circa early C19. Local stone rubble with large roughly
dressed quoins and rendered on the south west side. Slate roof with gable
Plan: Rectangular on plan with the gable end to the road and an overshot
water-wheel on the left (south west) side. The mill forms a cross-wing to
Millhouse Farmhouse (qv) to the right. The mill projects to the rear of the
house which seems to have been built after the house.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Gable end to the road; ground floor has a doorway to
the right with a plank door and a 3-light window to the left; similar window
at the centre of the first floor and a 2-light window in the gable on the
second floor; all the openings have dressed stone segmented arches.
There is a large iron overshot waterwheel on the left had side.
The rear elevation was not inspected but may have upper floor access from the
higher ground level behind.
Interior: was inaccessible at the time of the survey 1987, but is is said to
contain machinery which was apparently working about 10 years ago.

Listing NGR: SX8185056098

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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