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Mill Cottage and Attached Water Pump, Freeby

Description: Mill Cottage and Attached Water Pump

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189813

OS Grid Reference: SK8127318830
OS Grid Coordinates: 481273, 318830
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7610, -0.7970

Location: Freeby, Leicestershire LE14 2SF

Locality: Freeby
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 2SF

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Listing Text


(east side)
6/41 Mill Cottage and
attached water pump


Watermill and mill house, now a house. Mid C19 with mid C20
additions. Brick with stone dressings and pantile roofs. Gables
with bargeboards, grouped central ridge stack with stalks set
diagonally. Single storey plus attics, 3 bays. East front has
central gabled porch with Tudor arched doorway and plank door,
and above it, blank-moulded panel. On the left side, a casement.
Beyond to left, a casement with hood mould. Both casements have
moulded stone reveals. Beyond, a lead pump in wooden case. To
right, a lean-to addition and to its right, wheel opening with
segmental head. Above it, a 2 light mullioned casement. Above,
a central gabled cross eaves dormer with a 2 light mullioned
casement. West side has an off-centre 3 light mullioned casement
flanked by single C20 buttresses. To left, round headed tail
race opening, flanked by single buttresses, and above it, a small
casement with moulded reveal and hood mould. Above, a central
cross eaves gabled dormer with a 2 light mullioned casement.
North gable has a projecting 3 light mullioned casement with
brick surround, flanked by single small square casements. Above,
a central mullioned casement. South gable has a 3 light
mullioned casement on each floor, that above with hooded
projecting surround. To right, a mid C20 gabled addition with
glazed door in return angle, and to south a 3 light casement.
Interior not inspected and no machinery visible. This building
was erected-as an Estate mill for Stapleford Park.

Listing NGR: SK8127318830

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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