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The Water Barn, Wool

Description: The Water Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 108877

OS Grid Reference: SY8317487259
OS Grid Coordinates: 383174, 87259
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6847, -2.2395

Location: Water Meadow Lane, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset BH20 6HE

Locality: Wool
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 6HE

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Listing Text


The Water Barn


Former water mill. Possibly C17 origin but largely rebuilt C19. Now converted to
house. Last worked 1956. Walls part brick, part flint with brick banding. Tiled
roof, brick stacks. Two storeys. Main range parallel to river, and two adjoining
ranges at right angles to this have separate half-hipped roofs with central valley
Main entrance, on south-east, has modern recessed porch in old opening. All windows
modern hardwood casements. Original roof structure retained. Cast iron water wheel
on north-east. Under repair at time of survey. No internal machinery survives. A
good conversion.

Listing NGR: SY8317487259

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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