British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Testwood Mill, Totton and Eling

Description: Testwood Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 143468

OS Grid Reference: SU3609714483
OS Grid Coordinates: 436097, 114483
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9287, -1.4877

Location: Test Boardwalk, Totton SO40 9BN

Locality: Totton and Eling
Local Authority: New Forest District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO40 9BN

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Totton and Eling, Hampshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SU 31 SE
5/1 Testwood Mill


The remains of a water mill, associated with a house, being a tower
surviving at the south-west corner of the group. c1840 walls of brickwork
in English bond, 1st floor band, pointed arches, 2nd floor drip mould,
brick moulded cornice with top rounded stone bond, thin coping stone to
parapet. The tower is rectangular in plan, of three stages. There is a
ground floor doorway and the larger west side, doorways (now filled or
originally panelled) and the 1st floor of the south and west elevations,
and panelled roundels (three to the west and two to the south) in the
shallower top stage. The south elevation shows the half gable of a
(demolished) outshot; the roof slope of this unit covered the water wheel
which mechanism, which remains as three cast-iron frames (partly buried).
The original shaft leads through an (existing) opening in the tower, which
still contains some ancilliary machinery.

Listing NGR: SU3579213022

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.