Description: Castle Mill
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313947
OS Grid Reference: ST8548257886
OS Grid Coordinates: 385482, 157886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3199, -2.2097
(South West Side)
Stone (or Castle) Mill
ST 8557 6/203
Lower (water driven) mill, on site of former mediaeval castle mill, dates from
circa 1800; this has 8 ranges of windows. Upper wider and taller block (for steam
engine) dates from 1819 and has 4 windows. 3 storeys, attic and basement. Built
of small ashlar stone with quoins, cill bands and dressings. Double roman tile
roof with ridge cresting. 2 light square headed windows with mullions, glazing
bar casements. Large 3 light dormers, 6 to each side. The 1819 steam engine block
retains 1st floor round headed windows to right (for the engine room) on both sides.
To left of this window on south west side is an engaged ashlar chimney with bands;
brick work finish. Modern plate glass windows inserted removing mullions to left
of chimney. Modern block to left also. The north west front 3 windows wide with
steps to 1st floor.
The listed Mills in Court Street form an industrial group with Home Mill Buildings,
Castle Factory and The Chapel (Offices of Samuel Salter and Co Ltd).
Listing NGR: ST8548257886
Source: English Heritage
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