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Water Mill and Mill House, Ixworth

Description: Water Mill and Mill House

Grade: II*
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

Location: Clay Lane, Ixworth, Suffolk IP31 2EU

Locality: Ixworth
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 2EU

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Listing Text


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

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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