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Description: Bull Mill
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313397
OS Grid Reference: ST8696842665
OS Grid Coordinates: 386968, 142665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1831, -2.1878
LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL BULL LANE
ST 84 SE
3/176 No 2 Bull Mill
(formerly listed as Bull
Mill house, now semi-detached house. Mid C17. Random rubble
stone, tiled roof, formerly thatched, brick stacks. L-plan.
Two-storey and attic, 2-windowed; sashes. No entrance to front;
12-pane sash in moulded stone architrave and C20 tripartite sash to
right, first floor has 12-pane sash in moulded stone architrave and
C20 four-light casement, attic gable to right with 2-light
casement. Attached to right is lean-to porch enclosing moulded
stone window surround, now doorway with C20 door, external stack
and two roof gables, the right hand with 2-light casement. Rear
has 12-pane sash in moulded stone architrave and 2-light recessed
chamfered mullioned casement, first floor with two C20 sashes,
gabled rear wing has C20 door and casement on return, rear has two
C20 twelve-pane sashes, two 2-light ovolo-mullioned casements
lighting stairs and one 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned
casement to attic.
Interior altered 1980s, but retains large stone Tudor-arched
fireplace with moulded jambs, also said to contain C17 panelling.
Mural by Lord Weymouth. The Adlam family occupied Bull Mill from
the C16 to C18, the Everett family of Heytesbury ran a large
clothing factory here in C18, and during C19 the Wards and then the
Jupes, ran a successful silk mill here. The mill and factory
closed in 1894, the factory dismantled in 1920s. (B. Watkin,
Listing NGR: ST8696842665
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Source: English Heritage
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