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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: 1128084



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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Nov-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 52999

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TL 4845 HINXTON MILL LANE 20/186 24.11.77 Hinxton Watermill and Miller's Cottage GV II Watermill and attached cottage. Cottage C17 with additions c.1766 (dated stack). Mill late C18 with C19 alterations. Timber-framed, plastered and weatherboarded; C19 gault brick. Thatched, pantiled and corrugated iron roofs. Buildings forming an L-plan. Mill to north west two storeys and attic with added Day of two storeys linking north-south cottage range of one storey and attics. North elevation: Original mill weatherboarded with brick plinth. Loft door and boarded entrance door to left hand, double door to right of centre to wheelhouse, and loft door and boarded entrance door to extreme right. Two first floor and one ground floor twelve-paned hung sash windows. Large hungy sash window with margin glazing bars in segmental brick arch. Gable of cottage cased in brick with glazed door and large first floor hung sash window. East elevation of cottage with plain tall red brick stacks, to left and right hand, two ground floor twelve-paned hung sash windows and two gabled dormer windows with casements. Interior: Original undershot mill wheel removed c.1914 and a "Little Giant" turbine, manufactured by J C Wilson & Co, Picton, Ontario (patented 1875) installed driving three mill stones; a lay shaft provides motive power to a sack hoist and water pump. Machine and corn bins shutes hoppers etc complete. The mill was last used in 1950 and is now owned by the Cambridge Cottage Preservation Society. V.C.H., Vol. VI, p226

Listing NGR: TL4931345249

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 226

National Grid Reference: TL 49313 45249


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