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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
253244
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09343/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J. B. Moseley. Source Historic England Archive
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