LONGALLER MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252528
Date first listed:
28-May-1991
Statutory Address:
LONGALLER MILL, FRETHEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LONGALLER MILL, FRETHEY ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Hull
National Grid Reference:
ST 19689 25202

Details

ST 12 NE BISHOP'S HULL FRETHEY ROAD (north side, off)

4/158 Longaller Mill, Longaller

II

Mill and attached mill house. Early C19, altered. Brick and rubblestone, rendered. Corrugated iron roof to mill and rear of house which at front has Welsh slates. 2 storeys, mill having basement and attic. House on left of 1:1 bays, mill of 3 bays. House: left bay projects having small 2-pane casement to each floor; right bay has C20 wood and glass porch on right (not of special interest) masking 6-panel door (top 2 panels glazed), with a 16-pane sash to its left on each floor; lateral stack at left end and another at junction of bays. Mill: at right end a board stable door in wood porch; at left end sluice with wooden sluice gate and door above in round-arched opening; to its right is mill race, having keyed elliptical-arched opening with double board door and cantilevered platform in front; between mill race and door are two windows, that on left barred, that on right with cambered head and 2-light small-pane casement. lst floor: double board door on right; 3 windows, cambered-headed, with 2-light casements. Rear: house has a 16-pane sash to each floor of right bay; outshut to left bay with tiny small-pane window at eaves and pantile-roofed lean-to beyond. Mill has triple-arched exit of sluice and mill race on right and 2-light small-pane casement windows, 2 on ground floor with door at left end, 3 on 1st floor with small window inserted to right of central Window; end of tie rod. Right return of mill: on right, keyed elliptical-arched doorway with double board door; board door above with window to left as rear; in gable the circular ends of 3 tie-rods and a keyed round-arched window with small-pane glazing. Similar gable window to left return of mill, the left-hand side of the gable being hung with Welsh slates. Interior of mill: iron columns support cross-beams on lowest floor at right end; on next floor cross-beams are of very large scantling with run-out chamfers, wide floor-boards; in attic, 5 collared principal rafter roof trusses, the collars bolted on, 3 tiers of staggered butt purlins, replacement rafters (late C20). Boarded and studded silos to rear. Mill machinery survives well including broad iron undershot water wheel with wooden gearing to 2 sets of stones, one set removed, and also to other machinery; crane by Armfield of Southampton; roller mill for grist by Armfield with red stencilling; garner floor has flour dresser by Gardner of Gloucester, smaller flour dresser by Robinson of Rochdale, corn cleaner by Armfield and corn bin; in attic, pulley wheel and chains for sack hoist for which there are trapdoors on each floor. A fulling and tucking mill stood on the site until 1823, when the present mill was rebuilt; it ceased to operate on a commercial basis in 1975.



Listing NGR: ST1968925202

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270780
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: 07 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/07557/07
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