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Description: Old Mill House
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158829
OS Grid Reference: TQ0532996157
OS Grid Coordinates: 505329, 196157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6543, -0.4788
TQ 09 NE RICKMANSWORTH LOUDWATER LANE
6/185 Old Mill House
House, formerly part of paper mill. Late C17 or early C18 origins,
extended and altered in C19 and C20. Timber frame, rendered. Sham timber
frame applied. Slate roofs. 4 bays. 2 storeys. Ground floor entrance
with a C20 hood. C20 2 light casements. Modillioned boxed eaves. C19
range to left is former wheelhouse with the River Chess running beneath
it, forward projecting with a coped parapet to a gable with kneelers. A
cross axial ridge stack to right of centre and end stacks, that on right
return extruded. Entrance on right return with a C20 hood. To rear 3
gables, central projecting oriel, ground floor projecting bay to right.
Interior: exposed timber frame. Built as part of a corn mill which was
converted to paper production by J. Shipton c.1750, owned by H. Ingram
of the 'Illustrated London News' from 1846 to 1858 and closed 1885.
(G. Cornwall 'Paper Making in Rickmansworth', Rickmansworth Historian,
Listing NGR: TQ0532996157
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