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Description: Avon Weir
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316246
OS Grid Reference: ST9552779215
OS Grid Coordinates: 395527, 179215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5118, -2.0658
CHRISTIAN MALFORD AVON WEIR LANE
ST 97 NE
5/122 Avon Weir
Former mill-house, early C19, red brick and ashlar dressings with
two-stage slate and stone tiled roof, coped gables and end stacks.
Two storeys and attic, 3 window range. Flush quoins and window
surrounds, three first floor 12-pane sashes, ground floor
tripartite sashes, each side of door in plain stone surround.
Tripartite sashes have casements replacing centre sash. Timber
gabled porch. Roof has continuous rendered attic with casement
pair each side, stone slates below, slates above. Single storey
additions each end, red brick to left, rendered to right. Rubble
stone rear wall with first floor casement pair each side of loading
door, now glazed. Marked as Christian Malford Mill on Andrews and
Drury 1773 map. A 6-storey cloth mill was built c1800 and worked
to c1850, demolished before 1885.
(K. Rogers, Wiltshire and Somerset Woollen Mills 1976 75)
Listing NGR: ST9552779215
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Source: English Heritage
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