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Description: Hulls Mill
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114314
OS Grid Reference: TL7927733167
OS Grid Coordinates: 579277, 233167
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9681, 0.6083
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TL 73 SE GREAT MAPLESTEAD HULLS MILL ROAD
3/94 Hulls Mill
Watermill. C18/C19 with adjoining building, converted into a dwelling during
the 1960's. Mainly timber framed & weatherboarded. Ground floor of painted
brick. Grey slate roof. 3 storeys & loft with central gabled lucam. 5 window
range of small paned horizontal sliding sashes to second floor. 4 range of
small paned vertically sliding sashes to first floor with central vertically
boarded door. 4 ranges of mainly small paned vertically sliding sashes with
vertically boarded stable door to right. 3 gables to rear. Left range of 2
storeys with flat roofed C20 porch to left return. Weatherboarded with painted
brick base. Grey slate roof. 4 window range of small paned horizontal sliding
sashes to first floor. 2 range of round headed small paned windows to ground
floor. A mill has stood on this site since 1086. It was part of the Lord
Bourchiers endowment to Bourchier Chantry Halstead until about 1545 when Edward
VI granted it to William Parr. Records follow the history through until
S.P.A.B. 1918 indicate the original wooden wheel was removed and a water turbine
installed. This was replaced by an oil engine which drove 3 pairs of stones.
Possibly 6 were originally driven. It was worked from 1930-1950 by Hovis Ltd,
the last commercial operators,and then converted into a dwelling.
Listing NGR: TL7927733167
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Source: English Heritage
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