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Description: Ardington Mill and Attached Pottery
Date Listed: 8 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 250238
OS Grid Reference: SU4289688157
OS Grid Coordinates: 442896, 188157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5906, -1.3822
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The following building shall be included:
ARDINGTON SCHOOL ROAD
SU 48 NW (south side)
7/197 Ardington Mill and
8-10-87 attached Pottery
Water Mill. Later C19 with early C19 origins. Red brick with flared headers
in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof. 2-storey, 3-bay range. C20 part-glazed
door to right of centre. 2-light segmental-headed wood casement with segmental
brick head to left. Single-light wood casement with segmental brick head
to centre. Hoist doorway to first floor centre, with C20 door. Platform
on shaped brackets, and gabled hood on shaped brackets. Interior not inspected
but noted as having overshot iron wheel of early C19 with wood blades or scoops.
Rest of machinery removed for restoration at time of survey. Attached dairy,
now pottery, to left. Circa 1880. Coursed stone rubble plinth; red brick
to right; close-studded timber-framing with rendered infill to left; old plain-
tile roof; brick end stack to right at junction with mill. Olde Englishe
Style. Single-storey, single-bay range to right, single storey and attic;
2-bay cross-wing to left. Lean-to porch to right with open wood baluster
screen. C20 part-glazed door to right return of cross-wing to left. Double-
leaf doors to right. Leaded lights to some upper panels of timber-framing
to left. Interior: ground floor room to left has slate shelves and decorative
tiling. History: the mill was probably rebuilt and dairy probably built as
part of the progressive policy of the Lockinge Estate and supplied the
Ardington bakery and shop (qv. Ardington Post Office and attached house).
Listing NGR: SU4289688157
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Source: English Heritage
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