LOPEN MILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056996

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: LOPEN MILL HOUSE, MILL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOPEN MILL HOUSE, MILL LANE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Lopen

National Grid Reference: ST 43055 14244

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History

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Details

LOPEN CP MILL LANE (North side) ST4314 8/58 Lopen Mill House

II

Detached house, with possible former mill buildings integral. Circa 1800. Red brick in Flemish bond on stone plinth, Ham stone dressings; roof partly covered with plain clay tiles over stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables, and partly with double Roman clay tiles; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays, of which bay 3 is taller, with the coped gables and chimneys. Bays 1 and 2 have beaded mullioned windows in recessed architraves below, of 2- and 3-lights, with similar-sized small-pane casement windows above, and C20 door and porch between: bay 3 has wide casement windows in stone architraves at both levels, possibly double sash windows formerly, with to left a C20 door set in stone architrave with flat stone hood on console brackets. Rear elevation similar, with a semi-circular arched window to the stairwell. Interior not seen. Extending from the north-west corner westwards a 2-storey stone building with slate roof, much altered and not of special interest. First recorded c1285, the mill was a water/grist mill until the mid C18, whereafter it was jointly a grain mill and a linen establishment - part of the house may date from the changeover - but all other mill buildings now demolished. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4305514244

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 264142

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Sources

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

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