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Gatcombe Mill, Long Ashton

Description: Gatcombe Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 33603

OS Grid Reference: ST5220170079
OS Grid Coordinates: 352201, 170079
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4277, -2.6889

Location: Long Ashton, North Somerset BS48 3QU

Locality: Long Ashton
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 3QU

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Listing Text


ST 57 SW SP/86


Watermill, now disused. Early C19. Limeworked rubble, brick window heads, pantile
roofs, cast and wrought iron and timber machinery. West elevation: 3 storeys, 6
windows, all under segmental heads, some have 3-light casements, some are blank, off-
centre left is door, repeated immediately above, off-centre right is a large segmental
headed cast entry, hipped roof; large lean-to on south elevation, one eaves window to
north; rear elevation, built into hillside shows 2 storeys, plain windows to right and
left of entry sluice from mill pond. Interior: remarkably complete machinery
including at ground floor an overshot cast iron wheel with wrought iron buckets,
adjacent pit wheel has applewood teeth, great spurwheel has C20 guard, stone nut with
lifting mechanism intact; on stone floor above are 2 stones with runs, an auxiliary
shaft (now guarded), water through a cast iron launder with regulator; on second floor
is a sack hoist shaft and drum, associated traps are complete throughout, various bins
and an extractor fan.

Listing NGR: ST5220170079

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Source: English Heritage

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