Description: Cider Press Approximately 40 Metres North East of the Nursery
Date Listed: 30 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255802
OS Grid Reference: SJ3469225951
OS Grid Coordinates: 334692, 325951
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8271, -2.9707
WEST FELTON C.P. TWYFORD ROAD (west side)
SJ 32 NW
7/89 Cider Press approx. 40m
north-east of The Nursery
Cider press, now disused. Late C18. Regularly coursed and dressed sand-
stone blocks with red brick to first noon of gable ends; graded slate
roof. One storey and gable-lit loft. Round-arched windows with brick
heads to long sides and segmental-headed openings to loft in gable ends.
Entrance in gable end through elliptical arch with projecting keystone
to stone lintel. Interior. Stone press survives complete with circular
grooved base; housing for circular screw in floor of loft, which was formerly
continuous but is now missing to centre. Single-purlin roof in 3 bays
has 2 queen-post trusses, one with curved principals. Screw for press
situated in garden of Rowley (N.G.R. SJ 3455 2603) at time of resurvey
(May 1986). Rowley is not included in this list.
Listing NGR: SJ3469225951
Source: English Heritage
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