Description: Water Mill and Mill House
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 283641
OS Grid Reference: TL9274671094
OS Grid Coordinates: 592746, 271094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3041, 0.8256
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TL 97 SW IXWORTH THETFORD ROAD
1/64 Watermill and Mill House
14.7.55 (formerly listed as Ixworth Mill
and Mill House)
A disused watermill and mill house. C18. 3 storeys and attic. Timber-framed
and weatherboarded, with lucam on the east end. Slate roof. Small-paned sash
windows in flush frames. Internal cast iron breast shot water-wheel. 3 pairs
of underdriven stones. Machinery complete; apart from east iron stone nuts,
all in wood. 'I.Lowe - 1800' carved in large letters on the timber supporting
the base of the upright shaft, dates the machinery. John Lowe was miller in
the late C18/ and early C19 (see parish records in Record Office, Bury St.
Edmunds). Mill House, early C17 and later. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and
plastered. Red brick tumbled gable on south, partly covered by later
extension. Black glazed pantiles, internal chimney-stack. Late C19 casement
windows with single glazing bar. North gable, facing road, has 2 small-paned
sash windows in flush frames. Adjoins the west side of the Watermill.
Listing NGR: TL9274671094
Source: English Heritage
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