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HER Number:MDV38013
Name:Mardle Woodhouse and adjoining Mill

Summary

18th century miller's house and adjoining water-powered woollen mill, converted into cottages. Stone rubble with granite dressings and slate roof with gable and half-hipped ends, and hipped corner. Two storeys and attic, L-shaped on plan.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 699 680
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/50
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILL HOUSE (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • WOOLLEN MILL (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, West Buckfastleigh, 84 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV347601.

Mardle Woodhouse and adjoining mill. Miller's house and adjoining water-powered woollen mill, converted into cottages. C18. Stone rubble with granite dressings and slate roof with gable and half-hipped ends, and hipped corner. Two storeys and attic. L-shaped on plan.
The mill occupied the north west wing and the miller's house and cottages in the south east wing with stuccoed east front of eight window range. The house to left is a four-window range with sashes complete with glazing bars on ground floor, three-light casements above and fielded panel door off centre with rectangular fanlight.
Cottages to right have c19 casements inserted. Large slated pentice hood over ground floor. Fire insurance plaque above. Two c20 gabled dormers. Granite ridge and end chimney stacks. The house is slate hung at rear. The mill wing to north west has original three-light casements on south side with leaded panes, with slightly cambered granite arches to ground floor windows. Lean-to on the west end with slurried slate roof. The north side faces the stream and has blocked round and segmentally arched openings at lower stream level and inserted with c19 casements above.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 24/10/2016 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

WEST BUCKFASTLEIGH HIGHER COMBE SX 66 NE - 3/151 Mardle Woodhouse and - Adjoining Mill - II
Miller's house and adjoining water-powered woollen mill, converted into cottages. C18. Stone rubble with granite dressings and slate roof with gable and half- hipped ends, and hipped corner. Two storeys and attic. L-shaped on plan.
The mill occupied the north west wing and the Miller's House and cottages in the south east wing with stuccoed east front of eight window range. The house to left is a four-window range with sashes complete with glazing bars on ground floor, three-light casements above and fielded panel door off centre with rectangular fanlight. Cottages to right have C19 casements inserted. Large slated pentice hood over ground floor. Fire insurance plaque above. Two C20 gabled dormers. Granite ridge and end chimeny stacks. The house is slate hung at rear. The mill wing to north west has original three-light casements on south side with leaded panes, with slightly cambered granite arches to ground floor windows. Lean-to on the west end with slurried slate roof. The north side faces the stream and has blocked round and segmentally arched openings at lower stream level and inserted with C19 casements above.
Listing NGR: SX6996768108.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347601List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. West Buckfastleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 84.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89766 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 24/10/2016.

Associated Monuments

MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2016 3:34PM