MADEY MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1226550
Date first listed:
28-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
MADEY MILL, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MADEY MILL, EAST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Martock
National Grid Reference:
ST 46747 19058

Details

Madey Mill, East Street. 12/256 9/256

------------------------------------ Madey Mill, East Street. 12/256 9/256

------------------------------------ ST4619 MARTOCK CP EAST STREET (South side, off)

12/256 Madey Mill

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GV II*

Water mill. Medieval origins, current buildings C17, extended C19. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tile roof between stepped coped gables with gabletted crown to south and ashlar chimney stack to north. Two-storeys with attic, 5 bays east elevation. Wheel at south end, bay 1, the leat feeding in at first floor level; then hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in reveals, with hoodmoulds; 2-light bays 1 and 2 and lower bay 3, 3-light to bay 4, and to bay 5 a 2-storey projection under lean-to roof, with 2-light mullioned windows in south return, above a plain chamfered doorway. South gable end has a 3-light mullioned window to match at each level. West elevation is the C19 extension in lean-to form under a Welsh slate roof, having 4 bays of 3-light small-pane casement windows, the lower with voussoired segmental arched heads, except bay 2, which has segmental-arched double doorways to each level, the upper in a small gable. Inside the overshot iron wheel by Sparrows of Martock, about 3 metres diameter, all buckets missing; all grinding machinery appears to survive at first floor level, although not in working order. Probably one of 2 Domesday mills - this mill known as Madey mill since C14; in 1592 was coupled with a horse mill; it passed to the Manor in 1637, and was probably rebuilt soon after; in C19 became one of several mills held by the Hopkins family. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).



Listing NGR: ST4674719058

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
423589
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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: 13 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14179/20
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