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Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9074 / 50°54'26"N

Longitude: -1.9586 / 1°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 403006

OS Northings: 111992

OS Grid: SU030119

Mapcode National: GBR 41T.3MY

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SP.W8V

Entry Name: Mill House

Listing Date: 15 March 1955

Last Amended: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107448

Location: Wimborne St. Giles, East Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Wimborne St. Giles

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wimborne St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WIMBORNE ST GILES
SU 01 SW and SU 0311 WIMBORNE ST GILES' VILLAGE

13/113 and 6/113 Mill House (formerly
15.3.55 listed as Brook House)

GV II

Possibly originally a paper mill, an inn in the C19, now a private house.
English-bond brickwork with tiled roofs and gable copings. Brick projecting
stack with 2 diagonally set flues bearing traces of arabesque decoration
in cement above. Further stack with 4 clustered flues on the ridge, right
of centre. Near symmetrical. 2 storeys and attics, 6 bays. 2 central bays
are surmounted by a gable with coping, apex finial and brick kneelers. Much
restored stone mullioned windows with square-headed lights and labels.
Those to the ground floor have sunk-chamfered surrounds and those to the
upper floor are ovolo-moulded. Gable has similar 3-light window. Central
elliptical-headed chamfered stone doorway. A mill race formerly passed
under the left-hand end of the structure.

Internal features (RCHM): left ground floor rooms have intersecting ceiling
beams, now cased but said to be unmoulded; central room has open fireplace
with plain timber bressummer and lightly chamfered stone jambs; first floor
rooms have plain beams resting on shaped brackets; roof of 4 plain collar-
beam trusses. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 98, no. 14. Newman, J and Pevsner, N.
The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p 470).


Listing NGR: SU0300611992

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