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Description: Burton Mill
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 155435
OS Grid Reference: SO6609524097
OS Grid Coordinates: 366095, 224097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9144, -2.4943
SO 62 SE
6/24 Burton Mill
Water-powered corn mill. Probably c1800 with earlier remains. Sandstone rubble
with tile roof. Three storeys with basement. South-east wall has gabled projection
at, left which has a first floor doorway with plain reveals. To its right, there
are doorways to the ground and first floors. Further right a wetherboarded
gabled hoist chamber is cantilevered from the upper storey. The left-hand gable
wall has a window at the right with plain reveals, a window to each upper storey
with segmental brick arch, and a ground floor doorway with similar arch. The
right-hand gable wall has similar windows: one at basement level and two to
both the ground and first floors. An iron overshot wheel with penstock
timber control box projects from the wall. The rear wall is of two bays. A
Straight joint suggests that some masonry remains from an earlier building.
Interior : machinery remains, including two mill stones, shafts, grain shutes,
winnowing machines, and hoists. The roof trusses have bolted king-posts rising
from collars. Interrupted tie-beams at wall head level are jointed to angled
braces which rise from the floor to meet the principals.
Listing NGR: SO6609524096
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Source: English Heritage
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