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Lavethan Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Blisland, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.526 / 50°31'33"N

Longitude: -4.695 / 4°41'41"W

OS Eastings: 209078

OS Northings: 73054

OS Grid: SX090730

Mapcode National: GBR N3.JCTC

Mapcode Global: FRA 171N.YJ4

Entry Name: Lavethan Mill

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67362

Location: Blisland, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Blisland

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Blisland

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

BLISLAND MERRY MEETING
SX 07 SE
8/93 Lavethan Mill
-

GV II

Watermill and adjoining barn. Circa early C19 incorporating some dressed stone from
earlier mill. Stone rubble with granite quoins. Slate roof with gable ends; higher
roof to mill on north east.
Plan: Watermill on south with overshot wheel and adjoining barn on south west.
Exterior: 3 storey elevation to mill with meal floor, full stone and bin floors and
high level gallery. 2 storey elevation to adjoining barn. Waterwheel on south
elevation. On north elevation; chamfered granite 4-centred arch with keyblock,
inscribed '....16 WH 168 - I. May - ' probably reused from earlier building.
Interior: 1 millstone in situ. Meal floor, stone floor and bin floor with high level
gallery. The watermill is in full use although the millstones have been superceded
by modern machinery.
The mill was originally known as 'Queens Mill' and closely connected with Lavethan
House (qv). Full details given in Maclean.
Maclean, Sir J Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the
County of Cornwall 1875.

Listing NGR: SX0907373052

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