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Clun Mill, Clun

Description: Clun Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257258

OS Grid Reference: SO3035881265
OS Grid Coordinates: 330358, 281265
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4249, -3.0256

Location: Clun, Shropshire SY7 8NY

Locality: Clun
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 8NY

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Listing Text

SO 3081-3181 CLUN C.P. MILL LANE
(South-east side)

13/168 Clun Mill


Watermill, now youth hostel. Early C19, extended and re-equipped in
the mid-C19 (John Poundley, engineer). Coursed limestone rubble; H-
plan slate roof with asymmetrically twin-gabled front, 2 storeys to
right and 2 storeys and attic to left. 4-window front; 2-light
segmental-headed wooden casements (first floor to right probably
replacing loft door - see straight joints beneath); central half-
glazed segmental-headed door, door to right blocked in late C20 and
replaced with wooden cross casement, ground floor and first floor
segmental-headed 2-leaf boarded doors to left. 4 tie-plates between
floors to right; small wooden hatch beneath second ground floor
window from left, formerly for accommodating a belt drive to external
machinery. Interior: complete fittings including grain bins in attic,
brackets for shafting on the first floor, ground floor with internal
horizontal reaction wheel, 3 pairs of stones in Hurst frame driven from
beneath (housing lettered: "COTTON AND DAVIES/22, CHEAPSIDE, LIVERPOOL");
sluice wheel; various pieces of additional machinery including a grain
separator, a scalper (grader) and a smutter (cleaner); right-hand wing
with ground floor stable (now washroom), grain store above, and grain
drier at rear with brick-vaulted oven and refractory-brick drying
floor above. Clun Mill formerly had an external undershot paddle
wheel to the South-east, but was altered to its present form in 1850
under the direction of John Poundley, the engineer responsible for
work on the Leighton Estate (Montgomeryshire). The mill ceased working
in 1926. B.O.E., Powys, Pp.117-9.

Listing NGR: SO3035881265

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Source: English Heritage

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