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Description: Rose Mills (Original Building Only)
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263959
OS Grid Reference: ST3442215024
OS Grid Coordinates: 334422, 115024
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9309, -2.9345
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ILMINSTER CP STATION ROAD (South side, off)
1/144 Rose Mills
(original building only)
Industrial building. Earlier C19. Ham stone rubble, ashlar quoins; double Roman clay tiled roof with bargeboarded
gables; brick chimney stack, Three storeys; earliest portion 6 bays. Metal windows in segmental arched openings having
stone voussoirs with keystones; doors to lower bay 3, upper bays 4 and 5 and top bays 2 and 4, north-east elevation;
doors all part glazed, in segmental arched openings, with cast-iron approach stairs: the openings to all lower bays and
first floor bay 6 blocked on this side. Extension south-east slightly lower, 2 storeys, 9 bays, of later C19 brick
lined openings, casement windows, brick porch to bay 7; doorway to upper bay 3 with external iron staircase, South-west
elevation similar, but in part masked by later buildings not of special interest, Interiors not accessible. Premises
formerly occupied by the Chard Lace Company; mill pond now filled in. (Buchanan C A and R A, Batsford Guide to
Industrial Archaeology of Central and Southern England, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST3442215024
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Source: English Heritage
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