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STEMBOROUGH MILL

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.

Name: STEMBOROUGH MILL

List entry Number: 1061528

Location

STEMBOROUGH MILL, STEMBOROUGH LANE

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leire

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 191192

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEIRE STEMBOROUGH LANE (East SP59 SW Side) 3/43 Stemborough Mill

II Mill building, now dwelling. Largely early C19, though fragments of granite rubble plinth walling suggest an earlier core. Extensively restored, 1965 when converted to residential use. Painted brickwork with Welsh slate roof. Main block of two and a half storeys and 2 bays, built up against the mill dam. Wide doorway to left with 2-light casement windows above, on each floor, the attic light beneath a gabled dormer. Large full height first floor window to right above tiny original opening to wheel chamber, with cambered brick head. Lower range recessed to the left, of 2 bays and one and a half storeys. Cambered headed doorway and upper loading door now window in a gabled dormer. Inside all machinery survives intact. The wheel, which is dated 1901 is by Cartwright of Loughborough and is of the overshot type. Drive system has two wallowers unusually mounted on a horizontal axis. Two pairs of millstones, of French Burr and millstone grit. Belt pulley is all that survives of the grain feeder and sack hoist systems.

Listing NGR: SP5324291016

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National Grid Reference: SP 53242 91016

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