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BONTGOCH CORN MILLBONTGOCH MILL;MELIN Y BONT-GOCH, BONT-GOCH (ELERCH)

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NPRN 24694

Map Reference SN68NE

Grid Reference SN6831486292

Unitary (Local) Authority Ceredigion

Old County Cardiganshire

Community Ceulanamaesmawr

Type of Site CORN MILL

Broad Class AGRICULTURE AND SUBSISTENCE

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description 1. Bontgoch Corn Mill dates from the mid to later 19th century. It was a water-powered corn-mill, marked on 1904 OS mapping as Melin Y Bontgoch. Built of rubble stone with a slate roof, it is a single rectangular building built into a slope. The north side has a door into the first floor with a timber lintel and 20th century metal door. The east end has a large 14' overshot iron wheel made by Davies of Machynlleth.
Reference: Cadw listed buildings database.

2. The interior preserves largely intact fixtures and fittings of the original mill.
RCAHMW, 15.1.10

3. The former miller's house (nprn 417657) stands a short distance to the east.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 26 September 2012.

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