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Description: Old Townford Mill
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113842
OS Grid Reference: TL8129830396
OS Grid Coordinates: 581298, 230396
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9425, 0.6363
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Old Townford Mill
TL 8130 SW 1/5 24.2.50.
Built in l807 by Samuel Courtauld, when he moved from Pebmarsh and established
his silk mills in Braintree. Modern mills now extend over larger area and this
is the only remaining original building. 3 storey weatherboarded, roofs in
grey slate, rows of windows with small glazing bars. Stands astride the river
stream. Originally had a beam engine. Forms picturesque group with Mill House.
Listing NGR: TL8129830396
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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