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THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1052811

Location

THE MILL INCLUDING MILL HOUSE, MILL LANE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Enstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 253244

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 37685 24954

Map

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