KILVE MILL AND WATER WHEEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1295463
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
KILVE MILL AND WATER WHEEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
KILVE MILL AND WATER WHEEL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
Parish:
Kilve
National Grid Reference:
ST 15010 43019

Details

ST14SE KILVE CP

6/126 Kilve Mill and Water Wheel

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- II

Corn mill and waterwheel, undergoing conversion to dwelling at time of survey, (August 1983). Early C18, probably extended late C18. Blue lias random rubble rendered with brick corner upperfloor right, slate roof. Plan: left half mill with machinery, subsequently extended right for storage space or perhaps as miller's dwelling. 3-storeys, 3 bays; upper floor 2 leaded C18 casement windows left, unglazed opening right all openings under wooden lintels, groundfloor right wooden plank covered opening right, C19 glazed opening left of plank door and 2 thin rectangular unglazed openings. (Above evidence of two blocked windows lighting a second storey), Entrance to left hand part up flight of 6 steps, stable door under slate pentice hood carried a wooden brackets. Left return, over shot iron waterwheel without paddles probably late C19. Butt joint dividing facade into one bay left, 2 bays right indicates enlargement of original building, Interior: the main interest of this building is the extensive survival of flour milling machinery in left part, right part gutted prior to renovation. Collar and principal roof. This was known as Nether Mill to distinguish it from the vanished fulling dill that stood a few metres upstream, and was last used as a flour mill around 1906. (VCR Somerset, vol 5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1501043019

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265165
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Legal

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

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