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Towcester Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1331 / 52°7'59"N

Longitude: -0.987 / 0°59'13"W

OS Eastings: 469436

OS Northings: 248798

OS Grid: SP694487

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.98Z

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.VN33

Entry Name: Towcester Mill

Listing Date: 19 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235149

Location: Towcester, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Towcester

Built-Up Area: Towcester

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Towcester St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6948 (North side)
13/138 Towcester Mill


Former watermill, now antique warehouse. Dated 1794, with large C20 red brick
additions. Coursed squared ironstone, C20 plain-tile roofs, stone end stack. 3
storeys and attic. Building spans mill race and has central double-leaf
part-glazed door in gable end facing lane with segmental-arched head, a similar
door at first floor level to left, small one-light window with wood lintel to
second floor and 3-light casement with wood lintel to second floor and 3-light
casement window with segmental-arched head in gable. Limestone datestone above.
Similar casements to first floor of left side elevation, and 1- and 2-light
casements to second floor with wood. lintels. Segmental-headed archway over mill
race. Quoins, hollow-chamfered stone eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Single-storey brick extension to left with hipped and lean-to slate roofs.
3-storey early C20 brick extension at right angles to right with ironstone
quoins. Hexagonal brick tower of 1937 is not of special architectural interest.
Interior: some machinery belonging to former mill.

Listing NGR: SP6940548773

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