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Standlynch Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0111 / 51°0'39"N

Longitude: -1.7426 / 1°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 418154

OS Northings: 123555

OS Grid: SU181235

Mapcode National: GBR 522.J8J

Mapcode Global: FRA 767F.WF7

Entry Name: Standlynch Mill

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319685

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 12 SE
(west side)
4/126 Standlynch Mill


Mill on River Avon, now disused, with cottage. late C18, C19
remodelling. English bond brick with stepped plinth and vitrified
headers, half-hipped tiled roof, brick stacks. L-plan with single-
storey C18 wing and late C19 extension. Single-storey and attic, 5
windows. Stable door in chamfered case with initials MB 1698 on
lintel, planked door to right and 2-light casements and louvred
windows to left. Five hipped dormers to roof, one with 2-light
latticed leaded casements. Left return has several louvred
windows. Right return has 2-light casements to ground and first
floors. Rear has louvred windows and semi-circular arch over mill
race to right, to left are 2-light casements.
Interior has chamfered beams with runout stops, cupboard with
butterfly hinges in west room, 6-bay roof with original C17
trusses, tie-beam with raking struts to collar and two tiers of
butt purlins, the upper tier with straight wind bracing. The
initials MB are of Maurice Bockland of the original Standlynch
House nearby, demolished c1733; his wife rebuilt Standlynch Chapel
(q.v.), 1677.
(Unpublished records of RCHM England), Salisbury. Country Life,
July 13th, 1945 page 68)

Listing NGR: SU1815423555

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