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Gelli Groes Mill

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 03691g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Pontllanfraith
Unitary authority : Caerphilly
NGR : ST17789471
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Mill
Status : listed building II*

Summary :
Gelligroes Corn Mill was built circa 1625 and was subsequently much altered. It was constructed of rubble and has a T-shaped plan with a single storey main block and a two storey cross wing housing the mill machinery. The building has a stone tile roof. The overshot waterwheel has an iron frame and wooden buckets. The mill fell into disuse and disrepair by the late 1980s. The mill and adjoining barn were repaired and opened to the public in 1993 as a working corn mill and candle workshop respectively.

Description :
Gelligroes Corn Mill was built circa 1625 and was subsequently much altered. It was constructed of rubble and has a T-shaped plan with a single storey main block and a two storey cross wing housing the mill machinery. The building has a stone tile roof. The overshot waterwheel has an iron frame and wooden buckets. The mill fell into disuse and disrepair by the late 1980s. The mill and adjoining barn were repaired and opened to the public in 1993 as a working corn mill and candle workshop respectively.


Sources :
, Archwilio App Submission
Merryn Gittins and Peter Wiles, Welsh School of Architecture Collection , 1977 , Measured Drawings
Moxley Jenner Ltd , Various documentray and cartographic sources
RCAHMW , National Monuments Record
Taylor, B , 2014 , Digital photograph (1); Gelli Groes Mill

Events :

Related PRNs : 40052, 4355g

Compiled date : 03-03-1988


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