FORD FLOUR MILL AND MILL HOUSE, WITH FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057151
Date first listed:
30-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
FORD FLOUR MILL AND MILL HOUSE, WITH FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORD FLOUR MILL AND MILL HOUSE, WITH FRONT BOUNDARY RAILINGS, 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:
East Coker
National Grid Reference:
ST 53543 12966

Details

ST5312 EAST COKER CP MILL LANE NORTH COKER

11/154 Ford Flour Mill and Mill House, with front boundary railings -

- II

Former watermill and mill house. Late C18. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Welsh slates over stone slate base course between coped gables, with stone ridge; reconstructed stone end chimney stack. 3-storey, 6-bay South front. Bays 1 and 2 have casement windows, the lower to bay 1 with timber shutter and probably of C18, to left a semi-circular arched wheel recess; bay-3 has a stable door below and plain door above, bays 4, 5 and 6 form the mill house with mostly casement windows at three levels, with entrance door in plain opening to bay 5 : ashlar flush bands to floor levels, iron stay brackets to bays 4/5, lean-to at rear. Interior not seen. Wrought iron spear- headed railings 1 metre South of building, with matching gate, probably of early C19, contributing to setting. Mill incorporated a bakery (the ovens now removed, according to owner), it closed in 1940, but the overshot wood waterwheel and most machinery said to be still in position, stream now culverted. One of a chain of mills on the same stream, the sequence being West Coker (qv), Holywell (not included in this list), Ford mill, Pavyotts (QV Mill House) and Turners Mill, Barwick (surviving not 1 sted), before the stream joins the River Yeo.

Listing NGR: ST5354312966

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
263712
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.

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Date: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06641/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Welch. Source Historic England Archive
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