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Description: The Old Mill
Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 121347
OS Grid Reference: TL6190814347
OS Grid Coordinates: 561908, 214347
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8043, 0.3469
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TL 61 SW HIGH EASTER
3/29 The Old Mill
House, former roundhouse and trestle of postmill. Late C18 and C20. Brick
cylindrical roundhouse with some plaster but with old plinth exposed. Upper
cylindrical stage with continuous band of windows with brick mullions. Of 2
very tall storeys but with single storey curved extension block wrapping around
the north and west faces. The 2 main cylinders are each capped by a brick and
plaster balustrade. Windows are C20 metal casements, those in the ground floor
set into canted bays. Internally those in the substantial timber trestle frame
of a large post mill, set on tall battered brick piers. One beam is inscribed
with the initials C.F. and the date: 1799. Isaac Mead, author of 'The Essex
lad' 1923 was an apprentice here and also inscribed his name in the main post.
Listing NGR: TL6190814347
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Source: English Heritage
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