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Shawford Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Rode, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.279 / 51°16'44"N

Longitude: -2.2976 / 2°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 379338

OS Northings: 153361

OS Grid: ST793533

Mapcode National: GBR 0RR.MYG

Mapcode Global: VH977.436V

Entry Name: Shawford Mill

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267368

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/421 Shawford Mill



Former cloth finishing mill, now theatre. Early C19. Random rubble, ashlar quoins, stone slate roof, hipped to left,
coped verge to right. Rectangular on plan, regular frontage. 2 storeys, 9 bays, segmental-headed 2-light stone mullion
windows, each light with a casement with glazing bars. 2 door openings to ground floor in chamfered segmental headed
stone surrounds with emphasised key-stones, plank doors. Further C20 door opening to first floor of left return reached
by a flight of C20 concrete steps. Mill leat flows under the mill in 2 places emerging to North side under a causeway,
one narrow and one broad segmental archway. Section of rubble wall to right return, 2 semi-circular headed archways,
dressed stone voussoirs. Two reused late C19 mill wheels inside the mill. An extremely well preserved example of a
local mill. Probably a dye works. (O Bryan Morland, An Introduction To The Infrastructure Of The Industrial Revolution
In Somerset, 1982).

Listing NGR: ST7933853361

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