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Description: Alderholt Mill
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107461
OS Grid Reference: SU1192014313
OS Grid Coordinates: 411920, 114313
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9282, -1.8318
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SU 11 SW ALDERHOLT ROAD
3/3 Alderholt Mill
Watermill, on the Ashford Water. Central range, late C18, extended left and
right, C19. Flemish bond brickwork, central range having flared headers and
brick chainage to ends. Slate roof with brick stack left and brick gable
coping right. 2 storeys, irregular fenestration. Most openings under
segmental brick heads. C19 two-light casements with glazing bars. Upper
floor left has later casements under timber lintels. Ground floor has 2 plank
doors. Upper floor has part glazed door reached by C20 steel stairway. Iron
breast shot water wheel by W Munden of Ringwood, c1862-72.
Internally much of the mill machinery including hurst, gearing and hoists is
intact and can still be partly rotated by the waterwheel. (Dorset Mills
Listing NGR: SU1192014313
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Source: English Heritage
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