Ashton Mill, Oundle Road, Ashton - East Northamptonshire

Former water-powered corn mill, adapted circa 1900 to form electricity-generating and water-pumping station for the Ashton Estate. Housed the Dragonfly Museum until 2001, since unoccupied. Historic England grant aided localised urgent repairs of building fabric in 2014/15 and urgent mill machinery repairs in early 2016. The building remains unused and suffers occasional heritage crime.

Ashton Mill, Oundle Road, Ashton - East Northamptonshire
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: ASHTON MILL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1040278
  • Local Planning Authority: East Northamptonshire
  • Site Type: Industrial > Mill


  • Building Name: Ashton Mill
  • Street Name: Oundle Road
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • District / Borough: East Northamptonshire
  • Parish: Ashton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Corby
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA