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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.


List entry Number: 1057085



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ilminster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263959

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ILMINSTER CP STATION ROAD (South side, off) ST31NW 1/144 Rose Mills (original building only) -

- II

Industrial building. Earlier C19. Ham stone rubble, ashlar quoins; double Roman clay tiled roof with bargeboarded gables; brick chimney stack, Three storeys; earliest portion 6 bays. Metal windows in segmental arched openings having stone voussoirs with keystones; doors to lower bay 3, upper bays 4 and 5 and top bays 2 and 4, north-east elevation; doors all part glazed, in segmental arched openings, with cast-iron approach stairs: the openings to all lower bays and first floor bay 6 blocked on this side. Extension south-east slightly lower, 2 storeys, 9 bays, of later C19 brick lined openings, casement windows, brick porch to bay 7; doorway to upper bay 3 with external iron staircase, South-west elevation similar, but in part masked by later buildings not of special interest, Interiors not accessible. Premises formerly occupied by the Chard Lace Company; mill pond now filled in. (Buchanan C A and R A, Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology of Central and Southern England, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST3442215024

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Buchanan, , Buchanan, , Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology Central Southern England, (1980)

National Grid Reference: ST 34422 15024


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