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Hallingbury Mill, Little Hallingbury

Description: Hallingbury Mill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 120539

OS Grid Reference: TL4957616922
OS Grid Coordinates: 549576, 216922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8309, 0.1693

Location: Old Mill Lane, Little Hallingbury, Essex CM22 7QT

Locality: Little Hallingbury
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM22 7QT

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Listing Text


4/92 Hallingbury Mill


A fully restored Watermill built 1874 with the rebuilt granary standing on the
site of the mill demolished in 1885. 3 storeys and loft. The ground floor is
brick built with arched window and door openings. Stone floor, Binn floor and Loft
are timber framed and clad with vertical weatherboarding the exception of right
return wall which is hung with grey slate tiles. Said to be the only known
surviving vertical weatherboarded building of its kind in the South East. Front
and Rear lucombs with ornamental iron brackets. Red pan tile roofs to Mill and
rebuilt granary. 4 paned windows throughout the building. All the main timber
structure is original and the crossbeams tenon into the main uprights. Main
beams 12" x 9" x 22' long are tied in with smith made iron ties and dogs. Much
of the original machinery has been retained including Water Wheel, 7' breadth
16' diameter with 48 floats of low breast type, also Pit Wheel, Trough, Spier Wheel,
Crown Wheel and Stone nuts. 4 pair of Stone Wheels were originally installed,
only one pair now remains complete.
The mill can produce small quantities of wholemeal flour since its restoration.
There are 2 old machines mounted for demonstration in the building, one is a
warehouse separator and the other a brush machine.

Listing NGR: TL4957616922

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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