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Latitude: 52.7077 / 52°42'27"N
Longitude: -1.5551 / 1°33'18"W
OS Eastings: 430156
OS Northings: 312315
OS Grid: SK301123
Mapcode National: GBR 5G4.9MZ
Mapcode Global: WHCGT.26RK
Entry Name: Stretton Mill
Listing Date: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1178097
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187983
Location: Stretton en le Field, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Stretton en le Field
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Donisthorpe St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
SK 31 SW
Mill, now house, of 1633 and c1700 with large c1960 right hand additions
encasing part of original. Plain tiled roof: rebuilt stacks.
Original part stone, 1½ storeys, with 3-light stone mullion window and
Tudor arched door to its right with C20 dormer above and stone date plaque
1633. To rear mullion window with dripmould, mullions removed, and
single light over. At left a C19 1 storey hipped roof extension over
millstream, C20 windows. To right, enclosed in C20 additions part of
stone range with 2 original doorways and sundial on internal former end
wall. Here joins brick range of c1700 with inglenook and beamed ceilings.
This range totally encased. On first floor of stone range massive tie
beams and a section of close studding with dovetails showing are visible.
Site mentioned in Domesday Book as having a mill. Ashton, N,
Leicestershire Water Mills, Wymondham, 1977, p 92, where also photograph
of mill before c1960 alterations.
Listing NGR: SK3015612315
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