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Towcester Mill, Towcester

Description: Towcester Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235149

OS Grid Reference: SP6943648798
OS Grid Coordinates: 469436, 248798
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1331, -0.9870

Location: Moat Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6AD

Locality: Towcester
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 6AD

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Listing Text

SP6948 (North side)
13/138 Towcester Mill


Former watermill, now antique warehouse. Dated 1794, with large C20 red brick
additions. Coursed squared ironstone, C20 plain-tile roofs, stone end stack. 3
storeys and attic. Building spans mill race and has central double-leaf
part-glazed door in gable end facing lane with segmental-arched head, a similar
door at first floor level to left, small one-light window with wood lintel to
second floor and 3-light casement with wood lintel to second floor and 3-light
casement window with segmental-arched head in gable. Limestone datestone above.
Similar casements to first floor of left side elevation, and 1- and 2-light
casements to second floor with wood. lintels. Segmental-headed archway over mill
race. Quoins, hollow-chamfered stone eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Single-storey brick extension to left with hipped and lean-to slate roofs.
3-storey early C20 brick extension at right angles to right with ironstone
quoins. Hexagonal brick tower of 1937 is not of special architectural interest.
Interior: some machinery belonging to former mill.

Listing NGR: SP6940548773

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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