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Description: Mildenham Mill
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 147948
OS Grid Reference: SO8533360752
OS Grid Coordinates: 385333, 260752
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2448, -2.2162
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SO 86 SE NORTH CLAINES CP EGG LANE
4/54 Mildenham Mill
Corn mill. Mid-C18 with mid-C19 alterations; restored c1965. Brick with
slate roof. Three storeys and dentilled eaves cornice; 4 bays; all door
and window openings have cambered heads. West elevation: scattered
fenestration; 2 ground floor, metal-barred casements, and a narrow light;
first floor has 2 casements, one is metal-barred; central stable door
with hoist door above; a tall, gabled projection with bargeboards and
finial and 2-light casement projects from roof to left of centre and
contains the hoisting equipment. At each gable end are 3 round-headed
archways within which is situated an undershot wheel with elm paddles
and iron rims, and which drive 4 pairs of French burr millstones.
Interior: roof has trenched, double purlins and 3 intermediate, interrupted
tie-beam trusses. The machinery is complete and in full working order;
inside there is a full set of tools and equipment, including a bolter to
separate the bran from the flour. The mill has its own private wharf on
the Droitwich Junction canal which passes about 100 yards to the south of
the site; it was last used for grinding corn in 1947. The mill is of
particular interest as a complete, working example of its type.
Listing NGR: SO8533360752
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Source: English Heritage
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