British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Animal Feed Mill at Halstead House, Tilton

Description: Animal Feed Mill at Halstead House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190652

OS Grid Reference: SK7535805890
OS Grid Coordinates: 475358, 305890
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6455, -0.8876

Location: Tilton, Leicestershire LE7 9DJ

Locality: Tilton
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 9DJ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Tilton, Leicestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


2/128 Animal Feed Mill at Halstead


Farmbuilding housing former animal feed mill. Circa 1870. Brick with
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeyed. Inside, 4 principal posts formerly
supporting a wind machine, and on the 1st floor, one set of peak stones
on a hurst frame driven by a pair of bevel gears, one with wooden teeth,
driven in turn by belts from horizontal shafting. Various other belt
wheels driving machinery which has been removed. Drive from sails
formerly onto bevel gears. The line shafting survives and there are
indications of the footstep bearing. Slot in wall for drive either from
external power source or to power for example a threshing machine outside,
Cart entrance in north gable at ground floor immediately beneath sack
hoist to stone floor above.

Listing NGR: SK7535805890

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.