FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056973

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1056973 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Oct-2018 at 21:39:19.

Location

Statutory Address: FORMER FLAX MILL IMMEDIATELY NORTH OF FLAXDRAYTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: South Petherton

National Grid Reference: ST 45227 15932

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 264187

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

End of official listing