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Description: Little Aston Mill and House Adjoining to North East
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219076
OS Grid Reference: SK0822900931
OS Grid Coordinates: 408229, 300931
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6061, -1.8799
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WALSALL MB FORGE LANE
SK 00 SE
5/37 Little Aston Mill
and house adjoining
Water-powered corn mill and house. Probably mid-C19 with C18 remains, on
earlier site. Brick with tile roofs. South-east elevation has house at
right, of one storey with attic, with string course. The earlier part has
a window, with a door to both sides, and two timber attic dormers. Beyond
a straight joint to the right is a one-bay addition which has a window with
segmental head. To the rear of the house are further additions. To the
left, continuing the roof-line of the house at a higher level, is the mill,
with a wheelpit at the left, an iron wheel visible through an arched opening
in the left-hand gable wall. Immediately to the left of the house a gabled
wing projects forward, of two storeys with attic. Its front gable wall has
openings with plain reveals to the first and attic floors. At the right on
the ground floor is a door. Interior: the left-hand room of the house has a
chamfered beam and a brick inglenook. The mill has timber floors and still
contains some of its machinery, including the wheel, gearing, vertical shaft,
stones, chutes and sack hoist.
Listing NGR: SK0822900931
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Source: English Heritage
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