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The Mill House and Watermill, Exning

Description: The Mill House and Watermill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275648

OS Grid Reference: TL6192865970
OS Grid Coordinates: 561928, 265970
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2680, 0.3716

Location: Mill Lane, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7NW

Locality: Exning
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 7NW

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)
1/88 The Mill House
and Watermill


Mill house and attached watermill. Late C18. House: 3 windows,
2 storeys and attics. Red brick with string course at 1st floor.
Plaintiled roof hipped at right hand end, with chimneys of red
brick; lead flat roofed casement dormers with small-pane sashes.
Sash windows with flat arches of gauged brick and early C19
small-pane sashes. C18 entrance door with 6 fielded panels;
oblong fanlight with radial glazing bars; flat lead-roofed semi-
circular canopy with moulded fascia, on slender wooden Doric
columns. A flat roofed semi-circular bay window, 1 storey, at
side elevation. Watermill: 2 storeys. Timber framed and
rendered upper storey with herringbone pargetting; lower storey
of clunch with gault brick dressings. Pantiled roof. Wooden 2-
and 3-light C18 and C19 windows with small-pane iron casements.
Boarded doors. Machinery removed apart from wooden upright shaft,
spurwheel and crownwheel: both these gearwheels are of wood with
compass-arm construction; the waterwheel was overshot, unusual in
Suffolk. The mill is in poor condition with partial collapse.

Listing NGR: TL6192865970

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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