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Description: Tarrant Rushton House and Attached Mill
Date Listed: 2 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 103775
OS Grid Reference: ST9370205986
OS Grid Coordinates: 393702, 105986
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8534, -2.0908
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ST 90 SW
House and attached
House and attached mill, mid C19. House of banded brick and flint with brick
dressings, later C19 brick extension right. Mill in English-bond brickwork
with tiled roof. House has slate roof with brick stacks having cogged caps
to ends of original range. 2 storeys, original was of 2 window range. House
has 3-light casements with glazing bars under segmental brick heads. Mill
has 2-light casements with horizontal glazing bars under segmental heads to
the ground floor. Segmental brick mill race arch to left of mill range.
Internally the mill retains much of its original machinery including hurst
with enclosed equipment, stone floor with wooden upright shaft, crownwheel etc.,
remains of wire machine, grain bins, water control mechanism and other items.
The undershot waterwheel has largely rotted away. (March 1985). (RCHM, Dorset,
vol.IV, p.113, no.4. Dorset Mills Survey, notes.)
Listing NGR: ST9370205986
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Source: English Heritage
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