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Mill House, Wimborne St Giles

Description: Mill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107448

OS Grid Reference: SU0301211998
OS Grid Coordinates: 403012, 111998
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9074, -1.9585

Location: Wimborne St Giles, Dorset BH21 5LZ

Locality: Wimborne St Giles
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5LZ

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Listing Text


13/113 and 6/113 Mill House (formerly
15.3.55 listed as Brook House)


Possibly originally a paper mill, an inn in the C19, now a private house.
English-bond brickwork with tiled roofs and gable copings. Brick projecting
stack with 2 diagonally set flues bearing traces of arabesque decoration
in cement above. Further stack with 4 clustered flues on the ridge, right
of centre. Near symmetrical. 2 storeys and attics, 6 bays. 2 central bays
are surmounted by a gable with coping, apex finial and brick kneelers. Much
restored stone mullioned windows with square-headed lights and labels.
Those to the ground floor have sunk-chamfered surrounds and those to the
upper floor are ovolo-moulded. Gable has similar 3-light window. Central
elliptical-headed chamfered stone doorway. A mill race formerly passed
under the left-hand end of the structure.

Internal features (RCHM): left ground floor rooms have intersecting ceiling
beams, now cased but said to be unmoulded; central room has open fireplace
with plain timber bressummer and lightly chamfered stone jambs; first floor
rooms have plain beams resting on shaped brackets; roof of 4 plain collar-
beam trusses. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 98, no. 14. Newman, J and Pevsner, N.
The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 470).

Listing NGR: SU0301211998

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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