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Mill Farmhouse, Pontesbury

Description: Mill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259473

OS Grid Reference: SJ4292609362
OS Grid Coordinates: 342926, 309362
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6789, -2.8456

Location: A488, Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 8JN

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 8JN

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Listing Text


4/170 Mill Farmhouse

- II

Shown on O.S. map as Cruckmeole Mill.
Mill, now farmhouse. Mainly c.1800, but millhouse incorporating parts of
an earlier building, later additions and alterations. Red brick with yellow
brick headers to house and grey brick voussoirs to openings on mill, concrete
tile roof with ridge and end stacks. Mill house L-shaped plan with mill at
right-angles to north-east. House: 2 storeys with third storeyto back range,
dentilled eaves cornice; 3-window front, sliding glazing bar sashes to first
floor and 3-light late C19 casements to ground floor, all with gauged heads;
central entrance, 6-panel door with fanlight under cast-iron trellised porch.
Mill: on 3 levels with dentilled eaves carried up round front gable; seg-
mental-headed windows with cast-iron glazing bars flank doors, also with
segmental heads, on ground and first-floor levels, gabled wooden projection
for former hoist above; no machinery survives inside mill but position of
former wheel can be seen against right-hand return. Interior (of house):
central bay of rear range is timber framed and has chamfered spine beams
and joists with ogee stops on ground floor. A mill is first recorded on the
site in 1308. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.259.

Listing NGR: SJ4292609362

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Source: English Heritage

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