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FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

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: FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1056973

Location

FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Petherton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264187

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SOUTH PETHERTON CP ST41NE DRAYTON 3/103 Former flax mill immediately north of Flaxdrayton Farmhouse

GV II

Former flax mill, now furniture workshops. Early Cl9. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs with coped gables; on north side a tall brick chimney, square, on stone base, tapered with stone cap. Mostly 2-storey: north-west elevation of main building 3 bays irregular fenestration, with the projecting stack to right of bay 3; C20 window upper bay 1, otherwise small-pane cast-iron windows with segmental-arched heads set in rectangular timber frames under timber lintels: 2 extensions further north, with large sliding doors now fitted, but matching windows to first unit; and additional extensions to wouth-west, set slightly lower: inside the courtyard the south-east elevation of the last unit is a 3-bay office, with doors to centre bay, staggered, the upper in segmental-arched opening in gabled dormer: iron starcase across bay 3 to door in south-west gable of main wing. Two further buildings, a hayloft and a barn, all with parallel roofs, attached to south-east side of main block. Interior not seen, but it is understood that although the mill closed in 1931 some machinery still remains (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4522715932

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 45227 15932

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