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The Mill Including Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Enstone, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9218 / 51°55'18"N

Longitude: -1.4534 / 1°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 437685

OS Northings: 224954

OS Grid: SP376249

Mapcode National: GBR 6T2.KCF

Mapcode Global: VHBZ9.RYHL

Entry Name: The Mill Including Mill House

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253244

Location: Enstone, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Enstone

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Enstone

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ENSTONE MILL LANE
SP3624-3724 (North side)
Church Enstone
15/63 The Mill including millhouse

II

Watermill and millhouse. Mid/late C18, possibly incorporating older work.
Coursed limestone rubble with wooden lintels and some marlstone-ashlar
dressings; Welsh-slate roof with rubble stacks. L plan plus mill range. 2
storeys plus attic and 2 storeys. 3-window front of taller house range has
3-light casements, with a C19 wooden porch containing the main entrance in bay
one. Roof has 2 half dormers and 2 stacks; it continues to left over part of the
mill range, which breaks forward beside the porch and has a loft door at first
floor above a stable door and casement. Lower part of mill has two 2-light
casements at first floor plus a further stable door and casement at ground
floor; this section has an ashlar plinth which contains the arch of the
tailrace. Left end wall has a doorway giving access to the waterwheel and has an
iron wheel for traction-engine drive. Rear of house has a short 2-storey wing
and a flanking outshut. Interior: one ground-floor room of house has a chamfered
spine beam and a large chimneybreast. Mill contains an overshot iron waterwheel
and complete wooden gear operating one pair of stones. The taller part of the
mill section contains the remains of a bakehouse. The mill retains its water
supply and might be workable.
(W. Foreman: Oxfordshire Mills: 1983, p104)


Listing NGR: SP3768424955

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