SHEENE MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127549

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: SHEENE MILL, 39, STATION ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHEENE MILL, 39, STATION ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Melbourn

National Grid Reference: TL 38018 44908

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MELBOURN STATION ROAD TL 3844 (South west side) 24/209 Sheene Mill (No. 39) GV II

Water trill, now a restaurant. Late C17, extended C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, and underbuilt in brick, now painted, in 1833 (dated brick in rear wall). Half hipped, tiled roof with inserted stacks. Three bay plan with narrower bay for the undershot wheel, now removed. Two storeys and attic. Mid C20 dormers to rear wall. Small pane mid-C20 casements to front and ground storeys and door of similar period in round headed arch. Inside:: side purlin roof with timbers of substantial scantling to principals. Some inserted ceiling timbers e.g. at ground floor in the hall, but the main posts are original and have jowled heads. A watermill is recorded here in Domesday Book. It is associated with Sheene Manor, Meldreth (q.v.), nearby which was given to the Carthusian monastery at Sheen, Surrey in early C15. At the Dissolution it passed to Sir Robert Chester of Royston.

Dr. W.M. Palmer: Sheene Manor, Meldreth (Cambs. & Hunts. Arch. Soc. 1922) Dr. D. Mills: Early History of Meldreth

Listing NGR: TL3801844908

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 52262

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mills, D , Early History of Meldreth
'Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaeological Society Transactions' in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaeological Society Transactions, (1922)

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