SYREFORD MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1155809
Date first listed:
11-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
SYREFORD MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SYREFORD MILL

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Whittington
National Grid Reference:
SP0270920271

Details

SP 02 SW WHITTINGTON -

2/119 Syreford Mill II*

Mill, miller's house and attached outbuildings. Mill late C16-C17, bakehouse probably C19, miller's house C17 and C18, outbuildings C19. Mill; coursed squared and dressed limestone, square panelled timber framing with brick infill, some weatherboarding especially at west gable end, stone slate roof, stone stack. Bakehouse; coursed squared and dressed limestone and corrugated-iron roof, brick stack. Miller's house; coursed, squared and dressed limestone, stone slate roof, stone stacks. C19 outbuildings; coursed squared and dressed limestone, stone slate and slate roof. Rectangular mill building at centre of complex. C19 bakehouse at left gable end, miller's house at right gable end, C19 outbuildings at right angles to mill building. Mill 2½ storeys; C19 plank door with stone canopy and moulded margin towards right gable end, 2- light stone-mullioned casement above lighting bedroom. Two clasp- ing buttresses with offsets left of door hidden by passage dividing mill from C19 outbuildings. Cast-iron overshot mill wheel under left gable end. Diamond leaded panes to glazed panel in timber- framing above, panel above boarded over. Bakehouse left with plank door, unglazed window left. Miller's house at right gable end; 2 storeys with with projecting 1½ storey. C18 gabled wing projecting forwards off-centre right. C19 plank door under raking canopy left of wing, 3-light stone-mullioned casement with stopped hood left of door, 2-light casement to first floor. Three-light casement with keystone lintel to ground floor of forward facing gable. Two-light casement to upper floor, similar casements to bay right of projecting wing. Former single storey stable (now converted) with plank door right. All windows C20 casements with horizontal glazing bars. Stone stack from apex of forward facing gable. C19 outbuildings running south from mill building; one and 2 storeys. Entrance to passage right, single light with leaded pane left, plank door to loft formerly reached by stone steps. C19 plank door to former wash house left, 2-light casement left. Former earth closet extends back rear left towards mill race, (single light window) with flat-chamfered stone surround in rear north wall in direct line of vision with mill wheel. Squinch with similar line of vision from corner of former wash house. Interior of mill; first floor contains 2 mill stones and 2 winnowing machines. Storage bins and chutes on second foor. All machinery and gearing in situ except driving belts. Interior of bakehouse; flagged floor, 2 openings to brick lined oven still in situ. C19 outbuildings; washing copper set into corner, stone flagged floors. Mill pool lies immediately north of mill and house. History: a mill existed on this site at least as early as the C14 but the site may have been used for milling purposes before this date.

Listing NGR: SP0270920271

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
129224
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11833/23
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