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Description: Testwood Mill
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
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TOTTON AND ELING
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
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Source: English Heritage
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