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Description: The Mill Including Mill House
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253244
OS Grid Reference: SP3768524954
OS Grid Coordinates: 437685, 224954
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9218, -1.4534
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ENSTONE MILL LANE
SP3624-3724 (North side)
15/63 The Mill including millhouse
Watermill and millhouse. Mid/late C18, possibly incorporating older work.
Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels and some marlstone-ashlar
dressings; Welsh-slate roof with rubble stacks. L plan plus mill range. 2
storeys plus attic and 2 storeys. 3-window front of taller house range has
3-light casements, with a C19 wooden porch containing the main entrance in bay
one. Roof has 2 half dormers and 2 stacks; it continues to left over part of the
mill range, which breaks forward beside the porch and has a loft door at first
floor above a stable door and casement. Lower part of mill has two 2-light
casements at first floor plus a further stable door and casement at ground
floor; this section has an ashlar plinth which contains the arch of the
tailrace. Left end wall has a doorway giving access to the waterwheel and has an
iron wheel for traction-engine drive. Rear of house has a short 2-storey wing
and a flanking outshut. Interior: one ground-floor room of house has a chamfered
spine beam and a large chimneybreast. Mill contains an overshot iron waterwheel
and complete wooden gear operating one pair of stones. The taller part of the
mill section contains the remains of a bakehouse. The mill retains its water
supply and might be workable.
(W. Foreman: Oxfordshire Mills: 1983, p104)
Listing NGR: SP3768424955
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