Elstead Mill


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Elstead Mill, Farnham Road, Elstead, GU8 6LE


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Statutory Address:
Elstead Mill, Farnham Road, Elstead, GU8 6LE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Waverley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 90356 43832


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/11/2019

SU 94SW 5/4

ELSTEAD C.P. FARNHAM ROAD Elstead Mill (Formerly listed as Bentley's Restaurant, previously listed as Elstead Mill and Mill adjoining Mill House)

9/3/60 II* Mill and mill house, now restaurant. C16, rebuilt after fire in C17 and C18, extended in C19. Timber framed to right with early C18 red brick cladding, brown brick to centre, painted weatherboard to left. Plain tiled roofs, hipped to right, gambrel to centre, with lower, hipped slate roof to left end. Mill to centre with house to right and extension to left.

Mill: four storeys with gable end attics and roof lights. Plinth to ground floor and brick dentils to eaves. Built over rubblestone and brick arches spanning mill race. Six column, Ionic, domed cupola to roof ridge under weathervane finial. Four casement windows across second and third floors, three under cambered heads. Two windows on first and ground floors. Central first floor loft door, under cambered head, over door to centre of ground floor. Extension to left with two windows on each floor and double doors to first floor left, double doors to ground floor centre. Pentice extension to ground floor right with window over arched double doors and linking to:-

The Mill House: two storeys on plinth with broken plat band over ground floor, brick dentilled eaves to left half and stone coped parapet partly obscuring roof to right half. Tall, central,ridge stack with corbelled stacks to rear left and right. Five two-light casements across the first floor under gauged brick heads. Four two-light casements to ground floor with margin lights. Central glazed door under lead tent hood. Cross wing extending back to right with parallel extension facing street on right end, set back.

Rear - weatherboarded, pentice roofed extensions across mill race to centre.

Interior: much of the Mill machinery now displayed internally. Heavy chamfered ceiling beams exposed in the Mill House.

Listing NGR: SU9035643832


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 212


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05188/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Norman Wigg. Source Historic England Archive
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