MILL BUILDING TO ANSFORD FACTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056228
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
MILL BUILDING TO ANSFORD FACTORY, UPPER HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILL BUILDING TO ANSFORD FACTORY, UPPER HIGH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Castle Cary
National Grid Reference:
ST 64336 32500

Details

CASTLE CARY CP UPPER HIGH STREET (North side) ST6432 6/121 Mill building to Ansford Factory GV II

Original mill building. 1851, for John Boyd, horsehair weaver. Hadspen stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between coped gables, the south gable having a bell turret, the bell removed. Three storeys, 13 bays. Casement windows of 16 panes in plain openings with proud-set voussoirs and keystones to flat arches: lower bay 1, and second floor above, has pairs plain boarded doors, and matching doors lower bay 13. Second floor door and steel fire escape on north gable. Interior not greatly modified. The first building on this site of John Boyd's horsehair and general weaving establishment, relocated from South Cary (Chapel Yard House, qv) to the grounds of Ochiltree House (qv) in 1851. (McGarvie M, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6433632500

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262054
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
McGarvie, M , Castle Cary Avalon Industries, (1980)

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: 10 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10063/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Barker. Source Historic England Archive
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