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The Water-Mill at Sadborow Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorncombe, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8054 / 50°48'19"N

Longitude: -2.8937 / 2°53'37"W

OS Eastings: 337118

OS Northings: 101026

OS Grid: ST371010

Mapcode National: GBR MB.YLNV

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TY.Y7L

Entry Name: The Water-Mill at Sadborow Mill

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104663

Location: Thorncombe, West Dorset, Dorset, TA20

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Thorncombe

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

ST 30 SE THORNCOMBE SADBOROW
3/81 The Water-Mill at
Sadborow Mill
II
Detached Water-Mill. Dated 1827: Keystone of top right window. Rubble walls
with brick quoins and dressings. Roman tile roof, C20, hipped. Rectangle in
plan. Two storeys. Three casements with renewed wooden frames and cills.
Segment-headed window-arches with stone keys and some burnt headers. Two
ground floor 'stable-doors' near centre, brick jambs and wooden lintels.
Stone-floor: 'stable-door' with large iron hook over. Tall built-in wooden
buffer beside 1 ground door. Mill-wheel on rear face: 22 ft overshot wheel,
6 r.p.m., originally driving 2 mill-stones, latterly 3. C19 wooden partitions
and doors. Stone floor: 2 mill-stones extant, and full apparatus. Winnoning
Box. The Mixing Room. (Scales etc not original to the mill). Bin-floor, with
platform, shutes etc. The machinery is remarkably complete, and the mill have
been working within the last two years. Full operations ceased in the 1950s.
Mill-pond above to rear, fed from Sadborow estate spring. Source: Commander
W J Eyre, owner.


Listing NGR: ST3711801026

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