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Latitude: 51.9225 / 51°55'20"N
Longitude: -1.3033 / 1°18'11"W
OS Eastings: 448011
OS Northings: 225114
OS Grid: SP480251
Mapcode National: GBR 7VM.FB3
Mapcode Global: VHCWV.CYC3
Entry Name: Cuttle Mill
Listing Date: 8 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066593
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422385
Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Steeple Aston
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Steeple Aston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
2/96 Cuttle Mill
Watermill and millhouse, now house. Late C17/early C18, altered c.1738 by
William Kent. Coursed squared marlstone with wooden lintels; Stonesfield-slate
roof with stone and brick stacks. 3-unit plan plus mill in a single range, with
a short added wing in Gothick style. 2 storeys. 4-window front of main range has
the entrance in bay 2 with flanking 3-light casements, and at first floor has
casements of 2, 2, 3 and 2 lights; bay 4 has a second inserted entrance and a
2-light casement adjoining the projecting wing. Range extends slightly beyond
the wing with a further tall opening, now a window. Stepped gable of wing has
crocketed corner pinnacles plus 2 intermediate re-set pinnacles, and contains a
quatrefoil window above a tall ogee-headed window below which is a rebuilt stone
stair; rubble flying buttresses flanking the gable wall are now topped by large
rubble pinnacles, but originally carried the 2 crocketed pinnacles re-set on the
gable. Roof of main range has a brick stack to the left gable, plus a large
central stone stack. Interior: open fireplace; stop-chamfered beam. Re-modelled
by Kent to form "The Temple of the Mill" in the principal view from Rousham
Park; one of the earliest examples of a picturesque eyecatcher.
(Rousham Park is included in the H.B.M.C. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade
I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p745; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p38; M.
Jourdain, The Work of William Kent, 1948, p81)
Listing NGR: SP4801125114
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