Description: Mill House
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277403
OS Grid Reference: TM1223041927
OS Grid Coordinates: 612230, 241927
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0351, 1.0928
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TM 14 SW COPDOCK MILL LANE
listed as Copdock Mill
and Mill House )
Mill house. Late C15 or early C16, early C17 and later. Timber framed,
rendered, C20 brick plinth, plaintile roofs. Mainly 2 builds. To left 2 bays, 2
storeys with jetty. Some exposed frame, moulded bressumer with pierced
decoration, replaced ground floor studs. 2 2-light C20 casements to each floor.
To right 2 bays, If storeys. 2 similar 3-light casements, 2 2-light full dormer
casements. C20 boarded door in left hand corner beneath large brick stack.
Interior. Left hand frame exposed. Long halved bracing; axial beam, and some
transverse beams and joists, have double ogee moulding with run out stops. Rear
window opening with shutter grooves. 1st floor windows, some blocked, with
shutter grooves. Moulded cornice and fireplace bressumer. Crown post roof with
square post and longitudinal braces. Stack of early brick is intact to left, but
partly rebuilt to right. Right hand first cell, thinner frame, with broach stops
to chamfered beams. Over fireplace apparently reused spandrels from ogival
headed doorway. The left spandrel contains half-female half angel figure playing
instrument, to right a cat plays pipes and drum. Each in a circle surrounded by
grapes and leaves to left and animal and leaves to right. End cell largely
Listing NGR: TM1223041927
Source: English Heritage
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