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Description: Stretton Mill
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 187983
OS Grid Reference: SK3015612315
OS Grid Coordinates: 430156, 312315
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7077, -1.5551
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SK 31 SW
Mill, now house, of 1633 and c1700 with large c1960 right hand additions
encasing part of original. Plain tiled roof: rebuilt stacks.
Original part stone, 1½ storeys, with 3-light stone mullion window and
Tudor arched door to its right with C20 dormer above and stone date plaque
1633. To rear mullion window with dripmould, mullions removed, and
single light over. At left a C19 1 storey hipped roof extension over
millstream, C20 windows. To right, enclosed in C20 additions part of
stone range with 2 original doorways and sundial on internal former end
wall. Here joins brick range of c1700 with inglenook and beamed ceilings.
This range totally encased. On first floor of stone range massive tie
beams and a section of close studding with dovetails showing are visible.
Site mentioned in Domesday Book as having a mill. Ashton, N,
Leicestershire Water Mills, Wymondham, 1977, p 92, where also photograph
of mill before c1960 alterations.
Listing NGR: SK3015612315
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Source: English Heritage
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