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Blender Shed and Store at Longford's Mill, Avening

Description: Blender Shed and Store at Longford's Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128281

OS Grid Reference: ST8665299180
OS Grid Coordinates: 386652, 199180
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6912, -2.1945

Location: B4014, Avening, Gloucestershire GL6 9LP

Locality: Avening
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 9LP

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Listing Text


3/5 Blender shed and store at
Longford's Mill


Part of Longford's Mill, now used as blender shed and store,
formerly one of main woollen mill buildings housing spinning and
weaving, partly in Minchinhampton C.P. Dated 1858 with initials WP
to left of main entrance. Large L-shape with main block in coursed
and dressed Cotswold stone with double range slate roof containing
continuous rows of rooflights, square ventilation louvre on front
range in centre and tall industrial chimney to left on rear range.
2 storeys. 12 windows in 6 pairs of 8 panes with centre 2 on top
as ventilator, under segmental arches with stone voussoirs. Ground
floor windows similar but with extra row of 4 panes below making
them larger. Sill bands below both rows of windows. Entrance
between pairs 4 and 5 on right with gantry and large door above
also. Interior: supported on 3 rows of cast-iron columns, about
3.5m high. Smaller wing of L to east has roof of 4 gables with all
north facing angles composed of continuous row of skylights. Rest
of roof in slate, building single storey in rubble stone and brick.
Gables are carried on continuous lengthwise timber beams with only
one cast-iron column in centre of each beam as additional support.
The site has had a mill for many years, and one building older than
this one survives to the north, in Minchinhampton C.P.

Listing NGR: ST8665599180

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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