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Shawford Mill, Rode

Description: Shawford Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267368

OS Grid Reference: ST7933853361
OS Grid Coordinates: 379338, 153361
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2790, -2.2976

Location: A36, Rode, Somerset BA11 6SG

Locality: Rode
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 6SG

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Listing Text


4/421 Shawford Mill



Former cloth finishing mill, now theatre. Early C19. Random rubble, ashlar quoins, stone slate roof, hipped to left,
coped verge to right. Rectangular on plan, regular frontage. 2 storeys, 9 bays, segmental-headed 2-light stone mullion
windows, each light with a casement with glazing bars. 2 door openings to ground floor in chamfered segmental headed
stone surrounds with emphasised key-stones, plank doors. Further C20 door opening to first floor of left return reached
by a flight of C20 concrete steps. Mill leat flows under the mill in 2 places emerging to North side under a causeway,
one narrow and one broad segmental archway. Section of rubble wall to right return, 2 semi-circular headed archways,
dressed stone voussoirs. Two reused late C19 mill wheels inside the mill. An extremely well preserved example of a
local mill. Probably a dye works. (O Bryan Morland, An Introduction To The Infrastructure Of The Industrial Revolution
In Somerset, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST7933853361

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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