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Plowden Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydbury North, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4789 / 52°28'43"N

Longitude: -2.9078 / 2°54'28"W

OS Eastings: 338440

OS Northings: 287160

OS Grid: SO384871

Mapcode National: GBR BB.JSY8

Mapcode Global: VH75Z.KY3K

Entry Name: Plowden Mill

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257043

Location: Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Lydbury North

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lydbury North

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


6/129 Plowden Mill

- II

Watermill. Mid to late C19. Uncoursed limestone rubble, windows with
red brick dressings and dressed stone cills, and slate roof. 3 storeys
and gable-lit attic. Segmental-headed small-paned cast iron windows.
North front: first floor boarded loft door to left; ground floor
boarded door to left and one storey lean-to to right with corrugated
iron roof and 2-leaf boarded door in left-hand return front. West front:
one window on first and second floors, and small circular window in
gable end. South front: 2 first floor windows; gabled red brick
wheelhouse with corrugated iron roof off-centre to left. Adjoining
one storey workshop to east; red brick with slate roof; large C20
door to front. Interior: ground floor boarded partition to west
enclosing gearing and shafting to 2 sets of millstones on first floor;
grain bins on second floor with wooden chute to supply the stones;
probably overshot wheel in wheelhouse to south with wooden spokes and
cast iron hub and rim. Included as an example of an estate water mill
in working order.

Listing NGR: SO3844087160

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