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THE CORN MILL AND MILL WHEEL

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.

Name: THE CORN MILL AND MILL WHEEL

List entry Number: 1153482

Location

THE CORN MILL AND MILL WHEEL

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Compton Abdale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 18-Jun-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 130020

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History

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Details

COMPTON ABDALE COMPTON ABDALE VILLAGE SP 01 NE 5/22 The Corn Mill and mill wheel (Formerly listed as 'Corn Mill Barn') 23.1.52 II Former barn/corn mill, now house and open-fronted store. Late C18- mid C19. Limestone rubble, stone slate and artificial stone slate roof to main body. Roman tile roof to open-fronted store. Rectangular plan to barn/mill with projecting porch on south with lean-to extension added to gable. Lean-to left of porch, another lean-to to rear left (without roof at time of resurvey August 1985). South elevation; double doors to porch. Single light and 2-light C20 casements to lean-to left. Two ventilation slits right of porch and former pitching window below eaves. Left gable end; 2-light stone-mullioned casement to first floor, similar C20 casement left. French doors to ground floor with two single-light casements right, one C18 with flat-chamfered stone surround. Three C20 skylights in roof at front and rear. Cast-iron overshot water wheel c7m in diameter in situ at rear. Water from lake diverted via leat to feeder pool (with overflow outlet and sluice), thence via cast-iron pipe supported on stone pier to tank over uppermost part of wheel. Eight-bay open-fronted store right of mill/barn, bays divided by stone built square piers. Interior; gearing formerly powered by traction engine still in situ with two mill wheels in room above. Mill ceased production in late 1940's or early 1950's.

Listing NGR: SP0620416543

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National Grid Reference: SP0620416543

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