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Latitude: 51.0907 / 51°5'26"N
Longitude: -2.5106 / 2°30'38"W
OS Eastings: 364336
OS Northings: 132500
OS Grid: ST643325
Mapcode National: GBR MV.CFS2
Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.PPZ
Entry Name: Mill Building to Ansford Factory
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056228
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262054
Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Castle Cary
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
CASTLE CARY CP UPPER HIGH STREET (North side)
6/121 Mill building to Ansford Factory
Original mill building. 1851, for John Boyd, horsehair weaver. Hadspen stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between
coped gables, the south gable having a bell turret, the bell removed. Three storeys, 13 bays. Casement windows of 16
panes in plain openings with proud-set voussoirs and keystones to flat arches: lower bay 1, and second floor above, has
pairs plain boarded doors, and matching doors lower bay 13. Second floor door and steel fire escape on north gable.
Interior not greatly modified. The first building on this site of John Boyd's horsehair and general weaving
establishment, relocated from South Cary (Chapel Yard House, qv) to the grounds of Ochiltree House (qv) in 1851.
(McGarvie M, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST6433632500
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