STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF GREAT BARDFIELD WATERMILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123442

Date first listed: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF GREAT BARDFIELD WATERMILL, MILL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: STABLE BLOCK APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES SOUTH EAST OF GREAT BARDFIELD WATERMILL, MILL ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Great Bardfield

National Grid Reference: TL 68016 31110

Summary

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History

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Details

TL 63 SE GREAT BARDFIELD MILL ROAD (north side)

3/198 Stable block approx. 30 metres south-east of Great Bardfield Watermill

GV II

Stable block. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with red clay Roman tiles. Long building of one storey, facing W. Comprises (from left to right) one open bay with modern timber lintel (now a garage), 3 stalls with halved door and 2 slatted windows, loose box with double doors, byre with halved door and one slatted window, and cartshed of 2 open bays. Single-storey lean-to extensions at both ends. The floor is of small yellow bricks. Boarded roof of low pitch, with 2 through-purlins to each pitch, on queen-strut trusses of imported pine with iron king ties and screwed bolts at the eaves angles. Apart from minor alterations to the left bay this building has survived in original form, complete with all original internal fittings. Timber partitions between the 3 stalls, feeding troughs supported on elliptical brick arches, iron hay racks. The byre has feeding troughs and neck posts for 3 cattle, and 2 small pens with feeding troughs for calves or goats. A rare survival. 'Thomas Samuel Smith worked the roller flour mill into the 1930s and re-opened it during World War Two. He ran the stone mill till within a few years of his death at the age of 98 in 1950......using to the end horse waggons of which he was particularly proud' (Hervey Benham, Some Essex Watermills, 1976, 55). Listed for its exceptionally complete'condition, and for Group Value with the Mill and Mill House.

Listing NGR: TL6799031135

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115337

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Benham, H, Some Essex Water Mills, (1976), 55

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