Horner Mill

29 Oct 2001
Horner Mill, Luccombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24 8HY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1/42 Horner Mill


- II

Corn mill, now disused. Mid C19, probably on site of earlier building. Red sandstone random rubble, steeply pitched double span pantiled roof, some pantiles glazed; independently roofed lower wing to left, tall stone stack rising at rear. Plan: parallel range, overshot waterwheel west end, 2-bay wing east end, site slopes away to west. Three-storey main block, 2-storey wing, all C19 leaded wooden casements, some in poor condition at time of survey (July 1984), two 2-light left, ground floor segmental headed 3-light window right of stable door; main block second floor two 3-light windows, catslide roof right over projecting bay; first floor two 3-light windows below pantiled pentice roof carried on corbelled projections, right segmental headed loft opening, ground floor 5-light window in pantiled projection, door right, double doors in projection right, weatherboarded top, projecting plinth forming platform in front of mill. Right return remains of overshot wheel. Interior not seen, said to contain remains of mid C19 mainly shaft machinery and waterwheel machine. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: SS8989845376


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1662 IOE Records taken by R M Rayner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr R.M Rayner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rayner, R.M

Rights Holder: Rayner, R.M


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