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Clifton Mill, Millhouse and Attached Millstream Bridge, Deddington

Description: Clifton Mill, Millhouse and Attached Millstream Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 243856

OS Grid Reference: SP4920231900
OS Grid Coordinates: 449202, 231900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9834, -1.2850

Location: B4031, Deddington, Oxfordshire OX15 0PE

Locality: Deddington
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 0PE

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Listing Text

(North side)
3/132 Clifton Mill, Millhouse and
attached millstream bridge

Watermill, millhouse and bridge. C17 and C19. Coursed limestone rubble and
coursed squared marlstone with ashlar dressings and some wooden lintels;
concrete plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs. L-shaped plan. Mill, of 2 storeys
plus loft, is in 2 builds, the larger to east mainly C17 and built of limestone.
Its road front includes 2 small windows, with moulded-stone surrounds, flanking
a central opening with chamfered jambs and a stone lintel, to extreme right is a
stable-type door, and to extreme left a wide segmental-arched opening with a
chamfered ashlar surround; first floor has 2-light casements flanking a loading
door. Right end wall has a further loading door above 2 blocked windows with
moulded stone surrounds. The C19 section is taller and has marlstone-ashlar
dressings. Millhouse, returning at rightangles from it, is an irregular 5-window
range of 2 storeys and of several builds, although probably mainly c17; it is
part limestone and part marlstone and has renewed casements, some retaining
chamfered lintels. Steep-pitched roof has 2 weatherboarded gables and 2 brick
stacks. Interior: Mill has a metal breast-shot wheel and fairly complete wood
and metal gear, but formerly had a second wheel. Bridge over tailrace, carrying
the B4031, is in coursed rubble with a C19 brick segmental arch; plain parapet
has flat copings and extends approximately 20 metres to west,
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p107; Foreman, W.: Oxfordshire Mills, 1983; p104)

Listing NGR: SP4920231900

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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