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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: 1122485



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113804

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List entry Description

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1. SOUTH STREET 885 (South Side) BRAINTREE New Mills TL 7522 1/151 II 2. A Silk-throwing mill built by George Courtauld in 1810. It is an interesting and unusual example of early C19 industrial development. There are 3 blocks of similar design of the same period within the mill, but the most important is the block with a north front on South Street. 2 storeys with basements at the east end of the block. The upper storey is weatherboarded and the ground storey is of brick. The window arc in long ranges of fixed lights and top hung casements, with glazing bars and small panes. At the east end the block sets back slightly with 5 window range of double-hung sashes with glazing bars. There is one doorway with a semi-circular fanlight and pilasters. Roof slate, the blocks at the rear have corrugated asbestos roofs.

New Mills and Nos 66 to 70 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7579322806

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National Grid Reference: TL 75793 22806


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