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Description: Phoenix Steam Mill and Engine House
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120396
OS Grid Reference: TM0535829116
OS Grid Coordinates: 605358, 229116
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9227, 0.9851
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ARDLEIGH STATION ROAD
TM 02 NE
6/51 Phoenix Steam Mill and
Steam mill and engine house, now disused. Mid C19. White brick. Corrugated
asbestos clad roof. 4 storeys and attics. Moulded cornices to eaves and return
gables, cornice follows through returns. Moulded band above second storey. 5
window range of cast iron small paned windows with pivots and cast iron lintels,
those to ground floor and above central first and second floor doors with ornate
brackets. Returns of 2 bays with similar windows and single gable windows. Some
windows now boarded-up. Ground floor double doors each of 2 panels, first floor
door of 2 panels, 2 lights. Therei is and adjustable chute held by a chain to the
first floor door. Rear Engine House, similar materials, moulded cornice and
gable cornice. Round headed window to left return, roof ridge to almost second
storey height, various later attached outbuildings. One of the earliest purpose
built steam mills in Essex. Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology, J. Booker
Listing NGR: TM0535829116
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