THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052811

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1988

Statutory Address: THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE, MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE, MILL LANE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Enstone

National Grid Reference: SP 37685 24954

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History

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Details

ENSTONE MILL LANE SP3624-3724 (North side) Church Enstone 15/63 The Mill including millhouse

II

Watermill and millhouse. Mid/late C18, possibly incorporating older work. Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels and some marlstone-ashlar dressings; Welsh-slate roof with rubble stacks. L plan plus mill range. 2 storeys plus attic and 2 storeys. 3-window front of taller house range has 3-light casements, with a C19 wooden porch containing the main entrance in bay one. Roof has 2 half dormers and 2 stacks; it continues to left over part of the mill range, which breaks forward beside the porch and has a loft door at first floor above a stable door and casement. Lower part of mill has two 2-light casements at first floor plus a further stable door and casement at ground floor; this section has an ashlar plinth which contains the arch of the tailrace. Left end wall has a doorway giving access to the waterwheel and has an iron wheel for traction-engine drive. Rear of house has a short 2-storey wing and a flanking outshut. Interior: one ground-floor room of house has a chamfered spine beam and a large chimneybreast. Mill contains an overshot iron waterwheel and complete wooden gear operating one pair of stones. The taller part of the mill section contains the remains of a bakehouse. The mill retains its water supply and might be workable. (W. Foreman: Oxfordshire Mills: 1983, p104)

Listing NGR: SP3768424955

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 253244

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Sources

Books and journals
Foreman, W, Oxfordshire Mills, (1983), 104

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