SW8662 : Colan: Melancoose Mill

taken 22 years ago, near to Colan, Cornwall, Great Britain

Colan: Melancoose Mill
Colan: Melancoose Mill
Now a private house. Hard by the lane from Colan to Trebarber. By 1972 the mill appeared to be derelict*, but has since been converted and the waterwheel restored, although it will never fully operate again since the construction of Porth Reservoir upstream has deprived it of its leat.
* See photograph in D E Benney’s ‘An Introduction to Cornish Water-Mills’, Truro, 1972
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SW8662, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
March 1996   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 December, 2005
Category
Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 8615 6206 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:25.1626N 5:0.7037W
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