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Latitude: 50.948 / 50°56'52"N
Longitude: -3.8994 / 3°53'57"W
OS Eastings: 266667
OS Northings: 118223
OS Grid: SS666182
Mapcode National: GBR KY.NHZP
Mapcode Global: FRA 26QL.W3Y
Entry Name: Head Mill
Listing Date: 15 September 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117353
English Heritage Legacy ID: 442145
Location: Chittlehamholt, North Devon, Devon, EX37
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Chittlehamholt
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chittlehamholt St John
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 61 NE
- Head Mill
Mill-house incorporating miller's accommodation. Early C19. Unrendered snecked
stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends. Rendered stack towards rear left-end.
Plan: rectangular on plan with the mill wheel towards the front of the left-hand
long side of the mill and an integral miller's house in a 1-storey and attic outshut
on the right-hand side with entrance to both the mill and miller's house on the
shorter gabled front.
2 storeys with attic storey. 3-window range, 3-light windows, 6 panes per light to
window at left end, rectangular leaded 15-paned lights to 2 to right. Two 3-light
casements to ground floor, 6 and 8 panes per light both to left of large undershot
wheel with inspection door over. Right gable end has boarded gabled sack hoist
projection to top storey with 2-light window, 6 panes per light. First floor has
projecting pulley wheels to each side of one 3-light and a 2-light window. Plank
stable door to ground floor left end and a wide stable plank door with chamfered
door surround and slate leanto porch roof, flanked by a 3-light window 6 panes per
light to left and 2-light casement 3 panes per light to right. Gabled half dormer,
formerly loading door to rear. Slate leanto porch roofs to 2 doors at left gable
Interior: Mill machinery, including 3 sets of grinding stones, intact throughout.
This is a good example of a mill complete with its wheel and machinery and with an
integral miller's house, the whole very unaltered.
Listing NGR: SS6666718223
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