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Description: Fromebridge Mill
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132372
OS Grid Reference: SO7692707270
OS Grid Coordinates: 376927, 207270
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7636, -2.3357
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SO 70 NE
6/114 Fromebridge Mill
Mill. Site of mill since Domesday, variably a corn, fulling, wire
and brass mill, now in use for animal feeds; rebuilt in late C18
and extended probably mid C19. Brick, with some slag block
walling in oldest section with slate roof, corrugated asbestos roof
to later wing to north. Main block of 2 storeys and loft, with
coped verges, kneelers and finial to south gable end above large
lean-to with pantile roof and large tapering brick chimney tower to
left corner, rounded right hand corner. Keyed oculus on gable
end. Slag blocks on west side only towards mill leat, with small
scattered fenestration. East side has cambered head 3-light
window openings flanking door on first floor up flight of 7 stone
steps. In this section machinery intact and still in use powered
by water driven turbine on side of mill leat closest to building.
One large undershot water wheel still exists on other side of mill
leat but not in use. Large brick rear building of 3 floors with
10 windows to west, mostly bricked up, with cambered heads to lower
2 floors, and large C20 lean-to to east. Internal construction of
timber posts and beams.
(V.C.H., Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)
Listing NGR: SO7692707270
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