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Main Block of Abbey Mills

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3473 / 51°20'50"N

Longitude: -2.2526 / 2°15'9"W

OS Eastings: 382501

OS Northings: 160939

OS Grid: ST825609

Mapcode National: GBR 1SC.F98

Mapcode Global: VH96V.WDZJ

Entry Name: Main Block of Abbey Mills

Listing Date: 18 April 1952

Last Amended: 23 August 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312516

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Built-Up Area: Bradford on Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1. CHURCH STREET
5411 (South Side)

Main block of Abbey Mills,
(Formerly listed as India
Rubber Mills)
ST 8260 2/12 18.4.52.

II* GV

2.
The main block of this factory, roughly square in plan, is an imposing
structure. 1875 by Richard Gane. Ashlar, hipped slate roofs, 5 storeys.
The principal elevation is 8-windowed, each window having a pointed segmental
head, glazing bars and swivel-hung transom light. The windows are contained
within shallow vertical recesses, carried upwards through all floors and
terminating in lancet-arched heads. Above is a continuous corbel table
supporting a moulded cornice and plain parapet with moulded coping. There
is a brick-built polygonal smoke stack on a square ashlar base.

All the listed buildings in Church Street the Chantry Little Chantry,
Barton Orchard and the Catholic Church of St Thomas More, Market Street
form a group with No 7 and Nos 9 to 19 Barton Orchard, Nos 5 and 6 and
27 to 31 (consec) and wall Newtown.

Listing NGR: ST8253260958

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