Littleton Mill

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252390
Date first listed:
29-Oct-1976
Statutory Address:
Littleton Mill, Littleton Mill Lane

Map

Ordnance survey map of Littleton Mill
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1252390 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Sep-2019 at 17:27:24.

Location

Statutory Address:
Littleton Mill, Littleton Mill Lane

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Semington
National Grid Reference:
ST 91234 60642

Details

ST 96 SW 5/204

SEMINGTON LITTLETON MILL LANE (south side) Littleton Mill

29.10.76

GV II Water mill, now dwelling. C18, rebuilt early 1800s. Coursed rubble stone, shallow-pitched hipped Welsh slate roof. C20 entrance to south east gable end, C20 casements with square hoodmoulds to ground and first floors. North east front facing mill race has three C20 casements with hoodmoulds. Rear and north west gable end have similar C20 casements

Interior not accessible at time of survey, but converted to dwelling since listing in 1976 and interior remodelled. Converted from a woollen fulling mill to corn mill in 1887, barley was milled here till 1976.

Included for important association with machine-breaking riot in 1802 during which the woollen mill was burnt down, Thomas Hellicker a shearman from Trowbridge was hung in 1803 for alleged arson, but his probable innocence led to his status as a hero in Wiltshire industrial workers' history.

Listing NGR: ST9137260609

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435401
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Corfield, M C, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Wiltshire, (1978)
Rogers, K H , Somerset and Wiltshire Woollen Mills, (1976)

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

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].