CROWN MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205648
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1974
Statutory Address:
CROWN MILLS, CHILTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CROWN MILLS, CHILTON ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Bridgwater
National Grid Reference:
ST 29743 38090

Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2928 CHILTON ROAD 736-1/3/33 (East side) 16/12/74 Crown Mills

II

Also known as: Crown Mills CHILTON STREET. Flour mill, now a furniture warehouse. Early and mid C19, deeds of 1844. Red Wembdon Hill rubblestone, with hipped double Roman tile roof. Rectangular plan with forward outshut to right. 3 storeys; first stage was symmetrical 2-window range, later 3-window range with a vertical joint between. Original windows are cast-iron 2-light casements, one remains to left at eaves level, others are C20 or blocked. 3 loading bays to first floor, a gauged stone segmental arch to left and concrete lintels to the others. A wide gauged stone segmental-arched entrance to the centre of the left-hand block has C20 doors, the projecting forward wing has segmental arches to C20 windows. The left return, facing Chilton Street, has three 2-light cast-iron windows to each floor. INTERIOR: the two stages of building are clear, the first, to the left has 2 heavy oak beams running parallel to the front supported by cast-iron columns. The second stage also has 2 beams, at right angles to the front; the cast-iron columns are more slender. The first floor is similar, second floor has queen-post trusses supported at the centres by one cast-iron pillar, 5 bays to each half. The mill was originally steam-powered, and is situated to the north-west corner of the inner harbour.

Listing NGR: ST2974338090

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
373849
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: 04 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16258/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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