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Tower Mill, 350 Metres South East of White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1875 / 52°11'14"N

Longitude: 0.8774 / 0°52'38"E

OS Eastings: 596792

OS Northings: 258260

OS Grid: TL967582

Mapcode National: GBR SJG.SRJ

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.586Y

Entry Name: Tower Mill, 350 Metres South East of White House

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280830

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/77


RATTLESDEN,
BRETTENHAM ROAD,
Tower Mill, 350m south east of White House

II

Tower mill, now disused. Circa 1840 by John Whitmore, millwright of Wickham Market. Small white brick tower, one half cement-rendered, all tarred. 3 floors above the ground floor; tower reduced in height by about 2m. c.1940 to the level of the 4th floor. Small-paned sash windows. Boarded entrance door and first floor loading bay. Cap and sails removed late 1930's. Internal machinery comprises lower half of iron upright shaft, iron spurwheel with wooden cogs, iron stone nut and spindle, one pair of millstones (of two) complete with tentering. The sprattle beam carrying the upright shaft is supported by H frames against the wall; typical Whitmore practice.


Listing NGR: TL9679258260

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