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Tower Mill, 350 Metres South East of White House, Rattlesden

Description: Tower Mill, 350 Metres South East of White House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280830

OS Grid Reference: TL9679258260
OS Grid Coordinates: 596792, 258260
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1875, 0.8774

Location: Rattlesden, Suffolk IP30 0SQ

Locality: Rattlesden
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 0SQ

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/77 Tower Mill, 350m south
- east of White House
- II
Tower mill, now disused. Circa 1840 by John Whitmore, millwright of Wickham
Market. Small white brick tower, one half cement-rendered, all tarred. 3
floors above the ground floor; tower reduced in height by about 2m. c.1940 to
the level of the 4th floor. Small-paned sash windows. Boarded entrance door
and first floor loading bay. Cap and sails removed late 1930's. Internal
machinery comprises lower half of iron upright shaft, iron spurwheel with
wooden cogs, iron stone nut and spindle, one pair of millstones (of two)
complete with tentering. The sprattle beam carrying the upright shaft is
supported by H frames against the wall; typical Whitmore practice.

Listing NGR: TL9679258260

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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