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Number 18 (Mill House), Wall of Mill Dam Extending to North and Wheelpit and Iron Water Wheel, St Paul's Walden

Description: Number 18 (Mill House), Wall of Mill Dam Extending to North and Wheelpit and Iron Water Wheel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162930

OS Grid Reference: TL1872421026
OS Grid Coordinates: 518724, 221026
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8752, -0.2768

Location: High Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 8AG

Locality: St Paul's Walden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 8AG

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Listing Text


12/138 No. 18 (Mill House),
27.5.68 wall of mill dam
extending to N and
wheelpit and iron
water wheel


Miller's house and dam wall, wheelpit and wheel of now demolished mill,
now a private house. C18, 'WC 1736' cut in brick on front, renovated and
extended to rear in C19. Attached mill in use up to c.1920, demolished
c.1970. Dark red brick with some blue bricks and light red dressings.
Steep old red tile roof with moulded wooden eaves cornice. A 2-storeys
and attics house facing S with later parallel rear ranges, and short
extension to W. Original house has 2-cells, central entrance, end
chimneys plan. Stair was in rear wing replaced by larger C19 wing. S
front has 3 gabled dormers on roofslope with cusped bargeboards, eaves
cornice, 3 windows to 1st floor (flush box sashes with 2/2 panes),
plat-band, 6-panel fielded door recessed in doorcase with plain
pilasters and full entablature. Canted bay window on right and sash
window with flat gauged arch to left. Projecting E gable chimney with
plat bands at floor and eaves level on gable. Brick revetment wall holds
water on W and brick wheelpit has 2M wide iron waterwheel on thick iron
shaft. (Morris (1980)32).

Listing NGR: TL1872421026

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

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