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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1254184



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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lawford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437604

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2/115 Shirburn Mill, (sometimes called Sherbourne Mill and 17.11.66 attached dam wall to south) GV II

Former water mill, now empty. C18/C19. Timber framed and weatherboarded, red brick ground floor. Red plain tile roof. 3 storeys and loft with lucam to north face, outshot lean-to to south. North face. Central lucam on curved brackets, window to north. 3 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes, moulded surrounds, those to ground floor with segmental heads, central door to first floor, central panelled door to ground floor within segmental head, small vertically boarded door to right. The south lean-to faces the mill pond and the exterior overshot wheel, removed 1930's, was to the east face. Of 5 bays with hanging knees to tie beams. 2 pairs of stones remain in the mill, one by H & C Collins, Milton and the other by Tinsby, Ipswich and 2 stone nuts. The dam wall curves to enclose the mill pond to the south and is of concrete faced brick. The mill stream passed under a bridge to the west of the Mill (not now visible) to drive the waterwheel. Once a partner to a long demolished upper mill formerly situated across the mill pond. J. Booker. Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology 1980.,

Listing NGR: TM0779131750

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Booker, J, Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology, (1979)

National Grid Reference: TM0779131750


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