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Textile Mill Including Bridge Immediately South South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.446 / 50°26'45"N

Longitude: -3.7051 / 3°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 279033

OS Northings: 62078

OS Grid: SX790620

Mapcode National: GBR QL.L7W6

Mapcode Global: FRA 374W.0F1

Entry Name: Textile Mill Including Bridge Immediately South South East

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101067

Location: Dartington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dartington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DARTINGTON SHINNER'S BRIDGE
SX7962 Textile Mill
including Bridge
immediately South
12/486 South East

II

Textile mill. 1930-1 by Oswald P Milne for Dartington Hall. Local
limestone rubble with dressed quoins and some weatherboarding. Delabole
slate roof with gabled ends.
Plan: Rectangular plan with entrance at SE end under hoist house, and
water wheel on SW side facing Birdwell Brook.
Exterior; 2 storey and loft. The south east gable end has weatherboarding
and gable hoist house to loft supported on 2 tall stone piers with caps, to
left of which is flight of integral stone steps to first floor doorway now
enclosed in glazed porch; 3-light casements to left and right. Long 5-
window south west elevation with 5-light windows and north west gable end
has 3 windows on first floor and 2 on ground with doorway on left and
ventilation slit in gable. All metal frame casements with glazing bars,
relieving arches and slate cills.
Overshot water wheel and long wooden launder on SW side. Including bridge
to SE over Birdwell Brook; coeval with mill and by O P Milne; local
limestone rubble with single span round arch with dressed limestone arch
ring and cambered parapet swept out at ends.

NOTE: An Irish weaver Heremon (Toby) Fitzpatrick was invited to Dartington
in 1927 to set up a workshop. Although he believed in hand weaving he
advocated machine prepared yarn and consequently this mill was built. He
was replaced by Hiran Winterbotham in 1934.

SOURCE: V Bonham-Carter, Dartington Hall 1925-56 (Dartington Hall archive)


Listing NGR: SX7903362078

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