Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122344

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1976



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County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Birdbrook

National Grid Reference: TL 72338 43012


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TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK MILL ROAD 3/9 Baythorne Mill 9/1/76


Water mill, C18, extended in C19, now a house. Painted brick, Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles and slates. Aligned NW-SE, aspect NE, with axial chimney stack at SE end. 2-storey C19 weatherboarded extension with slate roof at SE end. C19 steam engine house at NW end, with tall round chimney on square base to rear. Single-storey extension beyond, now a double garage. 2 storeys with attics. Halved boarded door and half-glazed door, one C18 casement window, 3 reproduction windows in original arched apertures. Double boarded doors over wheel-race. First floor has C20 central french windows and balcony. 2 C18 casement windows and 2 C20 casement windows in original arched apertures. String course at first-floor level, dentils under eaves, gambrel roof. Boldly projecting lucom with 2 C18 casement windows in it, and 2 swept dormers with C18 casement windows. SE extension has a half-glazed door, one C20 casement window on each floor, and scalloped eaves trim. All windows of engine house C20. Mill wheel present, not in operational order, under glass cover. Interior has exposed beams and joists on both floor, mostly original. Most of the windows, back and front, are original, with hardwood frames, wrought iron casements, and rectangular leaded glazing, with some early glass. (Some are repaired or restored in C20). Individually these are becoming rare, and a substantial set of them in their original context is particularly valuable.

Listing NGR: TL7233843012


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Legacy System number: 114081

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