SEA MILL FARMHOUSE AND MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057079
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
SEA MILL FARMHOUSE AND MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SEA MILL FARMHOUSE AND MILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Donyatt
National Grid Reference:
ST3451512756

Details

DONYATT CP ST31SW SEA

4/32 Sea Mill Farmhouse and Mill (formerly listed in the Civil Parish of Ilminster Without) 4.2.58 GV II

Farmhouse, cottage and mill in continuous row. Early C16, modified. Ham stone near-ashlar; double Roman clay tiled roof, between coped gables on main block; brick chimney stacks. House 'L'-plan; 2 storeys, 6 bays. Plinth, cill string to first floor; horizontal-bar casements of 3-lights to bay 1 and lower bay 3, with timber lintels, otherwise hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses with square labels, all 4-light except upper bay 5 which is 3-light, the upper windows having small gables over; to lower bay 2 plain boarded door in recess, no window above; main entrance to right of bay 4, with hollow-chamfered 4-centre-arched doorway in rectangular wave mould recess under square label having C20 boarded door with glazed panel; pair doors in false elliptical arch lower bay 6; 4 unexplained corbel brackets along front elevation. Lean-to with boarded door to east gable; rear elevation altered, but retains cill string to first floor level. Interior not seen, but previous listing reports an inserted floor of c1600, a 7-bay arched collar-braced roof; chamfered ceiling beams and partly blocked large kitchen fireplace. Cottage forms next unit eastwards, 2 storeys, 2 bays under same roofline but set at angle to house; lower bay 1 has a C20 part-glazed door under timber lintel, bay 2 has 3-light horizontal-bar casements to both levels. Mill is the most easterly unit set at same angle as cottage, astride the mill leet. Two storeys, 5 bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows under timber lintels,2-light except lower bay 1 which is 3-light; partly blocked doorway to upper bay 1; wide stable-type door lower bay 2 under timber and corrugated iron porch, and pair of wide doors to bay 4, giving access to the water wheel, plain boarded door bay 5. Interior not seen, but the mill said to be still in working order. A site apparently used for milling since at least the C16.

Listing NGR: ST3451512756

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
263940
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 12 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/10739/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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