Description: Tuddenham Watermill
Date Listed: 14 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275809
OS Grid Reference: TL7331571770
OS Grid Coordinates: 573315, 271770
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3167, 0.5413
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TL 77 SW TUDDENHAM HIGH STREET
4/57 Tuddenham Watermill
Watermill, now restaurant. Early C19, extended mid c19, converted and refur-
bished C20. Timber framed and weatherboarded, ground floor of brick and flint.
Extended westwards C19 in 2 stages in gault brick, with weatherboarded gable,
pantile roof. 2 and 3 storeys, with 1 vault to roadside elevation and single
storey engine house and chimney to rear. North elevation: scattered fenestra-
tion C20 timber casements,some blocked openings; original build is 3 storeys,
brick addition of mid C19, 2 storeys. South elevation: scattered fenestration
C20 timber casements, same in altered openings. Engine house, gutted, former
part of restaurant. Gault brick chimney, square on plan, tapering above brick
band, further brick band to neck. Interior: Part of frame replaced; upper
floor inserted. Machinery. Interior cast iron breast shot waterwheel, 14'8"
diameter. Cast iron wheelshaft and pitwheel, the latter with wooden cogs, cast
iron wallower, mounted at base of wooden upright shaft; at present the wheel
is dropped out of mesh. Spurwheel of older wooden compass-arm construction,
the spokes secured to upright shaft by passing through it. Millstones, driven
by cast iron stone nuts, at present raised out of gear. Wooden crown wheel,
also of compass arm construction. Iron layshaft for sack hoist. Adjusting
arm repositioned against outer wall. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: TL7331571770
Source: English Heritage
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