Situated on the banks of the river Vaca, on the Pla path, we find this water mill integrated into the rural environment and close to the town centre. It is an interesting ethnological ensemble that conserves most of the building’s original constructive typology.

The exact chronology is uncertain, but it is dated between the end of the 17th century and the beginning of the 18th century, making it a construction of considerable antiquity.

The mill contains architectural, ecological and historical values, by means of a factory of autochthonous construction, environmentally sustainable production criteria and a prominence that makes sense in the lower middle ages.

It is mainly a water mill, which was managed for its own benefit by the monastery of Santa María de la Valldigna in its period of splendour, and which, like so many other secular assets, was put up for public auction after the disentailment of Medizábal.

The interior is stripped of any machinery that could identify it as such; the building and the physical space remain.

The key element that identifies it as a watermill is the underground space. It is there that the whole process of gearing and operation begins, activated by hydraulic force.

The building’s potential lies in its constructive typology, and it has proven its effectiveness and solidity over the centuries. It has a rectangular floor plan of about 160 m2 with three different levels. It was built over an artificial canal that carried water from the river Vaca; it required a type of solid construction that was achieved by means of a bonded stone and mortar construction.

The ground floor of the mill is the main room where cereal grinding takes place.

The current use of the mill is to make use of the mill space for various activities, such as exhibitions, music and poetry recitals and other cultural activities.

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