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Cuxham Mill, Cuxham with Easington

Description: Cuxham Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 248924

OS Grid Reference: SU6686195293
OS Grid Coordinates: 466861, 195293
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6525, -1.0349

Location: B480, Watlington OX49 5NF

Locality: Cuxham with Easington
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX49 5NF

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Listing Text

12/78 Cuxham Mill


Mill and millhouse. Mid C18, possible earlier origins. Flemish bond brick with
flared headers; gabled old tile roof; brick ridge stack. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys;
4-window range of scattered fenestration. Segmental arches over 2-panelled
stable door and C20 doors in outer bays. Segmental arch over 2-light casement to
right; flat brick arches and timber lintels over 2-light casements including 2
leaded casements to left. Left gable wall has plank loft door to granary.
2-storey rear block of coursed chalk rubble with brick dressings, gabled old
tile roof and brick lateral stack. Interior: iron overshot wheel to left of
central entry. Round-arched fireplace in rear right room. Winder stairs at
junction with rear wing. Old purlins in roof. The rear block may be an earlier
mill building. The mill on this site was one of 3 Cuxham mills mentioned in
1086, and was given to the Prior of Wallingford before Merton College, Oxford,
acquired the manor in 1268-71.
(P.D.A. Harvey, A Medieval Oxfordshire Village, Cuxham, 1240-1400, 1965).

Listing NGR: SU6685795298

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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