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Description: Molecey's Mill and the Granary
Date Listed: 21 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 194665
OS Grid Reference: TF1245209821
OS Grid Coordinates: 512452, 309821
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6744, -0.3383
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TF 1209-1309 WEST DEEPING STAMFORD ROAD
13/279 Molecey's Mill and
21.11.73 (formerly listed as
Molecey House and Mill
with Water Wheel).
Mill, house and granary, now 2 houses. Cl7, 1773 granary with
early C19 refronting of mill, and C20 alterations. Late C18 L
shaped block with water wheel to rear. Squared limestone rubble
with ashlar quoins and dressings, and banded work to sides and
granary. Collyweston slate roof with raised stone coped gables.
Single gable and ridge stacks. 3 storey and garret, 5 bay front
having plain parapet. Off-centre 6 panelled door with traceried
fanlight, panelled reveals, moulded architrave with key and
impost blocks. Covered by Doric columned portico, tetrastyle,
with triglyph frieze and modillioned cornice, low pediment to
centre bay only, lead covered, flanked by single tripartite
glazing bar sashes. To first and second floor central glazing
bar sashes are flanked by single similar windows. To left the
mill building has an off-centre C20 panelled door flanked by
leaded 2 light casements with to right a similar 3 light window.
The upper floors have pairs of 2 light windows. Attached to the
left is an advanced and gabled granary block of 3 storeys plus
garret. In the ground floor a blocked door is flanked by a 2
light glazing bar casement and upper floors each have a single
similar window. All windows have ashlar lintels with keystones.
In the gable an ashlar datestone with initials JME and date 1773.
2 bay side front with similar windows. The water wheel chamber
to rear has pantile roof with on the ridge a wooden turret.
Stick baluster stair with carved string. Early C19 joinery
details. Cl7 undershot water wheel modified C19,survives intact
and is in working order; it is the only example in Lincolnshire
of Poncelot's improved design. Grinding wheels and stones with
wooden shaft. Mill retains all floors and beams. Source: N. R.
Listing NGR: TF1245209821
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Source: English Heritage
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