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Joylers Mill and Mill House, South Petherton

Description: Joylers Mill and Mill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 264203

OS Grid Reference: ST4430217596
OS Grid Coordinates: 344302, 117596
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9551, -2.7943

Location: Mill Lane, South Petherton, Somerset TA13 5HR

Locality: South Petherton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA13 5HR

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Listing Text

2/119 Joylers Mill and Mill House


Mill and mill house. Mill recorded by 1313; present mill early C19, house late C19. Mill in Ham stone roughly cut and
squared, ashlar dressings; clay pantiled roof over stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables. Three storeys
with attic; 4 bays irregular fenestration. Chamfer-mullioned windows of 2 lights without labels, to bay 2 second floor,
bays 1 and 3 first floor and 1, 2 and 3 ground floor: double doors in plain chamfered opening with heavy lintel between
bay 1/2, and also pair to bay 2 first floor: to bay 4 a projecting timber and corrugated iron structure 2 storeys
higher with cantilevered top, protecting a drive shaft, and to left a semi-circular arched doorway into waterwheel
well: wheel and much machinery still in position. Attached to east gable a later single-storey building to match, and
to west a 2-storey link to house, with double Roman clay tiled roof and doors at both levels, the lower
segmental-arched. The house has stone plinth, red brick in stretcher bond with yellow brick window arches and upper
band course, overhung gabled Welsh slate roof, brick chimney stacks: 2 storeys, 3 bays: casement windows with segmental
arched heads; doorway in lower bay 2 to match, verandah along front. Interiors not seen. The mill wheel undershot, and
assisted by a small turbine: the leat now filled in: milling ceased about 1930 (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4430217596

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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