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Description: Chalkney Mill
Date Listed: 27 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 115897
OS Grid Reference: TL8752628386
OS Grid Coordinates: 587526, 228386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9224, 0.7257
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TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE COLCHESTER ROAD
9/49 Chalkney Mill
Watermill, under conversion to a dwelling at time of survey, April 1986. Early
C18, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed and weatherboarded with some red
brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range facing E, of 2 storeys
and attic. C19 rear extension, of 2 storeys, with lean-to roof of slate, and
external stack at right side. C20 single-storey extension at right end, with
lean-to roof of slate. 4-window range of C20 wooden casements, C19 cast iron
casement of 20 lights in gabled dormer. 2 temporary doors on ground floor,
plain boarded door on first floor. One CL9 cast iron casement with Gothic
Revival tracery in each gable. The interior retains the wheel pit with an iron
shaft by Whitmore and Binyon of Wickham Market, the wallower and wooden spur
wheel. Built as a fulling mill it was converted for corn milling in the C19,
with 2 1/2 storey extension at the right end and an engine house and tall chimney
to the rear, demolished since 1974. Last used for milling in the 1930s, (H.
Benham, Some Essex Water Mills, 1976, 78).
Listing NGR: TL8752628386
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Source: English Heritage
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