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Ravensbury Mill, Merton

Description: Ravensbury Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 205206

OS Grid Reference: TQ2640168167
OS Grid Coordinates: 526401, 168167
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3985, -0.1844

Location: A239, Merton, Greater London SM4 6JB

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SM4 6JB

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

- Ravensbury Mill
- II

Water mill, now factory. Mid/late C18: C1880 main block. Main block of stock
brick with hipped slate roof. L-plan with rear right wing; 7-window
range. Cambered red brick arch over plank loft door with iron-crane hoist above
plank double doors. Cambered red brick arches over cast-iron casements to first
floor and blocked window openings to ground floor. Mid/late C18 one-story range
to left, of stock brick with gabled concrete tile roof: red brick cambered arch
and timber lintels over blocked window openings and plank door in mid C19 bay
added to left: right-hand bay houses water wheel. Interior: notable for retention
of two iron undershot water wheels, dated I.C.R./1884, and of the "Poncelot" type
(after invention by J.C.Poncelot, 1824): each have curved sheet-iron buckets and
cast or wrought-iron draft; wooden pit wheel to left, probably re-used and of
earlier date.

Listing NGR: TQ2640168167

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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