Description: Ceswell Barn and Attached Grinding Mill
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
Date Delisted: 30 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 257670
OS Grid Reference: SO3734376771
OS Grid Coordinates: 337343, 276771
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3854, -2.9220
The following building shall be deleted:
CIVIL PARISH OF HOPTON CASTLE
Creswell Barn and attached
HOPTON CASTLE C.P. -
SO 37 NE
8/163 Creswell Barn and attached
- grinding mill
Barn and attached grinding mill. Barn. Late C17 with later alterations.
Weatherboarded timber frame on limestone rubble plinth; plain tile roof.
Doorways to left, right and centre with windows to left of left and centre
doorways; slightly raking eaves dormer between left and centre doorways.
Mill attached to right gable end. Early C19 with later alterations.
Uncoursed limestone rubble with plain tile roof. Window and eaves hatch
to rear and 2 doorways, one directly above the other to right gable end.
Interior. Framing visible to barns: vertical posts to front and formerly
divided into 2 rectangular panels (see sawn-off tenons) to rear; straight
braces from wall posts to tie beams. Staggered double-purlin roof in
5 bays has collar and tie beam trusses with raking struts from collars.
Inserted loft to 2 right bays. C19 root cutter in right bay. Mill
has iron grinding machine (Corbett's Plymouth Rase , "The World's Best
Grinding Mill", made in Wellington, Salop) on ground floor with chute
from first floor. Stone-flag floor. Access to first floor by ladder
attached to left gable end. This has 4 square boxes and pulley wheel.
Double-purlin roof in 2 bays with central king-post truss.
Listing NGR: SO3734376771
Source: English Heritage
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