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Hele Corn Mill, near Ilfracombe

Grid reference: SS 535 474
OS sheet: 180
Postcode: EX34 9QY
One mile E of Ilfracombe, just off A399, in Watermouth Road.

A fully restored working watermill with an 1874 waterwheel and horizontal layshaft. There is a porcelain roller mill and a 20HP National diesel engine built in 1928. Tea shop serving light refreshments, homemade cakes, cream teas. Winner of Devon Life's 'Best Tearoom Award 2013'.

Opening times 2017
April to June & September to October: Friday to Sunday, 11.00-17.00; plus easter holiday, half terms and bank holidays.
July and August: Sunday to Friday, 11.00-17.00, Closed Saturdays.
(See web site for details).
Parties at other times by appointment.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday & Sunday 11.00-17.00, demonstrating our National Diesel Engine. Booking advised. More information on our web page. 

Kathy and David Jones, tel: 01271 863185.


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