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Ford Flour Mill and Mill House, with Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in North Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9143 / 50°54'51"N

Longitude: -2.6622 / 2°39'43"W

OS Eastings: 353543

OS Northings: 112966

OS Grid: ST535129

Mapcode National: GBR MM.QRCP

Mapcode Global: FRA 569P.JMZ

Entry Name: Ford Flour Mill and Mill House, with Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263712

Location: East Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: East Coker

Built-Up Area: North Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/154 Ford Flour Mill and Mill House,
with front boundary railings

- II

Former watermill and mill house. Late C18. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Welsh slates over stone slate base
course between coped gables, with stone ridge; reconstructed stone end chimney stack. 3-storey, 6-bay South front.
Bays 1 and 2 have casement windows, the lower to bay 1 with timber shutter and probably of C18, to left a semi-circular
arched wheel recess; bay-3 has a stable door below and plain door above, bays 4, 5 and 6 form the mill house with
mostly casement windows at three levels, with entrance door in plain opening to bay 5 : ashlar flush bands to floor
levels, iron stay brackets to bays 4/5, lean-to at rear. Interior not seen. Wrought iron spear- headed railings 1
metre South of building, with matching gate, probably of early C19, contributing to setting. Mill incorporated a bakery
(the ovens now removed, according to owner), it closed in 1940, but the overshot wood waterwheel and most machinery
said to be still in position, stream now culverted. One of a chain of mills on the same stream, the sequence being
West Coker (qv), Holywell (not included in this list), Ford mill, Pavyotts (QV Mill House) and Turners Mill, Barwick
(surviving not 1 sted), before the stream joins the River Yeo.

Listing NGR: ST5354312966

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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