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Stemborough Mill, Leire

Description: Stemborough Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191192

OS Grid Reference: SP5324291016
OS Grid Coordinates: 453242, 291016
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5144, -1.2169

Location: Stemborough Lane, Leire, Leicestershire LE17 5EY

Locality: Leire
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5EY

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Listing Text

SP59 SW Side)
3/43 Stemborough Mill

Mill building, now dwelling. Largely early C19, though fragments of granite
rubble plinth walling suggest an earlier core. Extensively restored, 1965
when converted to residential use. Painted brickwork with Welsh slate roof.
Main block of two and a half storeys and 2 bays, built up against the mill
dam. Wide doorway to left with 2-light casement windows above, on each floor,
the attic light beneath a gabled dormer. Large full height first floor window
to right above tiny original opening to wheel chamber, with cambered brick
head. Lower range recessed to the left, of 2 bays and one and a half
storeys. Cambered headed doorway and upper loading door now window in a
gabled dormer. Inside all machinery survives intact. The wheel, which is
dated 1901 is by Cartwright of Loughborough and is of the overshot type.
Drive system has two wallowers unusually mounted on a horizontal axis. Two
pairs of millstones, of French Burr and millstone grit. Belt pulley is all
that survives of the grain feeder and sack hoist systems.

Listing NGR: SP5324291016

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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