HAM MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1344528
Date first listed:
21-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
HAM MILLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
HAM MILLS

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Creech St. Michael
National Grid Reference:
ST 28869 25265

Details

NORTH CURRY CP ST22NE HAM

1/49 Ham Mills

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- II

Millhouse with attached outbuilding to south and remains of corn mill, including chimney and waterwheel, to north. Early C19, on site of earlier mill. Rendered over rubble, red brick at rear and in remains of mill, slate roof with overhanging eaves and soffit board to house, slightly steeper pitch to outbuilding, brick stacks. Plan: ruins of mill to north, centre house with kitchen extension at rear set over mill stream, store to south. House: 2 storeys, 3 bays centre breaks forward slightly, 16-pane sash windows, central elliptical-headed opening to recessed doorway, wooden colonnettes boarded arch, 6-panel door: outbuilding, 2 storeys, long frontage, loft opening end bay left above door, one shuttered opening first floor, 2 on ground floor. Kitchen extension at rear carried on 3 shallow brick arches over mill leat. Ruined remains of waterwheel and mill, detached tapering, square brick chimney obscured by ivy at time of survey (November 1984) in north-east corner. Ham was an important settlement from the middle ages to early C19 as the nearest navigable point on the River Tone to Taunton. The millhouse is very similar to Bournstream (qv) and Greenway (qv) North Curry, probably all by the same builder. The mill was converted to steam power in the mid C19.

Listing NGR: ST2886925265

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270833
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: 13 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/12819/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
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