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Description: Corn Mill Approximately 80m South East of Owlpen Manor
Date Listed: 23 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 133151
OS Grid Reference: ST8008198334
OS Grid Coordinates: 380081, 198334
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6834, -2.2895
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ST 89 NW OWLPEN OWLPEN VILLAGE
6/359 Corn Mill approximately 80m
south east of Owlpen Manor
Corn mill, now detached house. 1726. Coursed rubble limestone;
ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Three-storey with attic. West
front: 2-window fenestration, all 3-light timber mullioned windows
with leaded iron casements and timber lintels. Central doorway
with plank doors and timber lintel; similar doorway to middle
floor above. Central circular leaded window to upper floor. Plain
gable end chimneys. Central ridge-mounted octagonal timber cupola
with leaded glazing and weathervane; ogee lead top to rectangular
base. Similar casement fenestration to rear.
Interior: although converted to house, many original pieces of
corn milling equipment remain including driving gear, gantry and
sack traps. Continued in use up to 1914, then used to pump water
to Owlpen House high on the escarpment. Mill pond with dam and
sluice gates adjoins on east side.
(C.N. Mander, Owlpen Manor, 1985)
Listing NGR: ST8008198334
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Source: English Heritage
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