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Former Mill and Flanking Ancillary Buildings at Hem Farm (Sj 7303 0588)

A Grade II Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.65 / 52°38'59"N

Longitude: -2.4001 / 2°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 373030

OS Northings: 305880

OS Grid: SJ730058

Mapcode National: GBR BZ.65W1

Mapcode Global: WH9DB.3NC9

Entry Name: Former Mill and Flanking Ancillary Buildings at Hem Farm (Sj 7303 0588)

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255211

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


5/14 Former Mill and Flanking
- Ancillary Buildings at
Hem Farm (SJ 7303 0588)

- II

Watermill and flanking ancillary buildings, now agricultural store.
Circa 1829. Red brick with dropped hipped roofs. Central 3 storey block
with set back flanking one and 2 storey wings. South front; centre block:
2 first floor 2-light casements, first floor segmental headed boarded window
to right and segmental headed boarded door to left, and 2 ground floor
segmental headed boarded windows to right with segmental headed boarded door
to left. Wings: 2 storey wings with bricks omitted for ventilation; that to
left with boarded left doer and C20 ground floor door; that to right with
first floor louvred window and ground floor 2 segmental headed 2 leaf bearded
door. Lower one storey wings with segmental headed casements and 2 leaf
boarded doors. North front: centre block with 2 second floor 2 light casements,
2 first floor 2-light segmental headed casements, and ground floor segmental
headed boarded door to left. Cast iron high breast-type waterwheel attached
to South, approximately 4' wide and 16' in diameter, with 8 spokes; gabled
canopy over with brick piers, king pest truss, and tile roof. Interior:
centre block with queen-post trusses and 2 storey wings with king post
trusses. Complete set of mill fittings surviving including second floor
grain bins, millstones, and some shafting. Mill pond to South-West. The
mill is part of a planned farm complex and was used for purely agricultural
purposes, to meet the needs of the farm. Immediately before ceasing work -
it was used for grinding feed 'nuts' and chaff cutting. D. H. Robinson,
The Wandering Worfe, Waine Research Publications, 1980.

Listing NGR: SJ7303005880

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