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Description: Boar Mill
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109200
OS Grid Reference: SY9606482199
OS Grid Coordinates: 396064, 82199
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6395, -2.0570
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CORFE CASTLE EAST STREET (West side)
SY 96 82
7/48 No 2 (Boar Mill) (formerly
listed as Old Mill and Bakery)
House with attached former watermill. Mill C18, house part late C18, part early C19.
Rubble stone walls, roofs part stone slate, part tiled with stone eaves courses.
2 brick stacks and one stone stack. Irregular L-shaped plan. At left end a single
storey range - former stables etc., with stone slate roof. Ledged door in reduced
opening. Two C20 casements with lead lights. Right of this the former bakery house
of 2 storeys with tiled roof. Battened door under segmental brick arch. Ground
floor has 2 C20 casements with lead lights under similar arches. First floor has
2 similar windows, with fanlights - no arches. Large bake oven in ground floor
room. Right of this, the former mill house, with stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
Battened door. Ground floor has one C20 casement with lead lights. First floor
has one similar window, with fanlight. Right of this the mill projects as a
gabled wing. 2-storey and attic. In the angle between mill and house a shuttered
window set diagonally under stone slate pentice rcof. In left flank wall of mill
a stable door on ground floor and loft door over. In end gable wall a small blocked
window in attic. Various rear lean-tos including large bake oven at rear of house.
Mill machinery largely intact. Sluices east of the mill. Picturesque group at
base of Castle mound. (RCHM, Monument 27. Dorset. Vol. II. Dorset Watermill
Listing NGR: SY9605982202
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Source: English Heritage
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