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Priston Mill and Attached Pond, Dam and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Priston, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3521 / 51°21'7"N

Longitude: -2.4395 / 2°26'22"W

OS Eastings: 369488

OS Northings: 161533

OS Grid: ST694615

Mapcode National: GBR JY.V12L

Mapcode Global: VH899.N8PV

Entry Name: Priston Mill and Attached Pond, Dam and Walls

Listing Date: 13 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32730

Location: Priston, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Priston

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 66 SE PRISTON C.P. PRISTON MILL

2/37 Priston Mill and attached pond, dam
and walls

G.V. II

Watermill on an ancient site, now all late C18/early C19. Rubble with freestone
dressings and quoins, ashlar, double roman tile roofs with raised coped verges.
4 storeys, 2 windows all 3-light, outer 2 shuttered in segmental heads with
keystones, ground floor has similar central door and double doors to right, all
under 2 gables with obelisk finials; north elevation has 3 storeys, 2 windows, as
front but only 2-light, at left, up flight of 3 steps are similar double doors
under C20 lean-to porch, at right down steps is opening to wheel pit; south
elevation has 4 storey, top floor blank, 3 windows, all 2-light casements as
elsewhere, to right one is blocked, one half blocked, to left is wheel pit
opening; west elevation shows only 2 storeys, similar details, windows above,
doors below, remainder, including former window heads, obscured by pond dam walls,
adjacent to mill and about 8 metres westward on the north side these are of
ashlar, remainder flanking long, thin pond are of rubble. Interior: large cast
iron overshot pitchback wheel drives complete works, wallower on oak shaft drives
great spur wheel which drives pair of stones above; hoist traps remain; all in
working order.


Listing NGR: ST6948861533

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