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The Old Mill and Attached Stable

A Grade II Listed Building in Wroughton, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5264 / 51°31'34"N

Longitude: -1.7926 / 1°47'33"W

OS Eastings: 414483

OS Northings: 180849

OS Grid: SU144808

Mapcode National: GBR 4VT.9LZ

Mapcode Global: VHB3L.WW5R

Plus Code: 9C3WG6G4+GX

Entry Name: The Old Mill and Attached Stable

Listing Date: 20 September 1979

Last Amended: 22 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318637

ID on this website: 101023446

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Wroughton

Built-Up Area: Wroughton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Wroughton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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SU 1480 23/557 PERRY'S LANE
Mill House and
attached stable

shall be separated into two entries with amended descriptions to read

The Old Mill
23/557 and attached stable


Former mill house, now house, attached to Mill House (qv) dated J S (possibly
John Seymour) 1771. Red brick Flemish bond, back wall has flared headers as
diaper pattern, concrete roof tiles. Large two storeys and attic, irregular 3-
window front; ground floor left has circular opening over position of tail-race,
then small opening with plank door for overflow. To right two 3-light casements.
At first floor one 2-light and two 3 light casements; 2 hipped 2-light dormers.
Return left has one 2-light casement and a blocked opening. All these to stone
splayed lintels over-running the openings. Off centre right plank door under
cantilevered gabled hood; 3 stone steps approach. Back has three 2-light casements
with lintels as front, at first floor level; ground floor has two modified open-
ings and formerly arched entry for overshot wheel. Gable brick stacks; half-hip
to left. Interior has 5 bay heavy Queen posts off main floor beams, and principals
tied back to posts from plate level c lm above upper floor. 4 heavy transverse
floor beams at each level. One pulley wheel at ridge. In wall adjoining Mill
House a date stone I.L (possibly John Little) 1685: this probably refers to the
adjoining property. In a ground floor fireplace a fireback in cast iron dated
1588 (?), with two naive trees, and two anchors with rope coits, in 3 panels
surrounded by and separated by cable mould: this said to have been brought from
elsewhere. To left is brick and tile stable block with loft opening over 9 pane
casement and door; connected to main building by one-storey link. Some chalk
block within. At back of mill remains of stone wall to leat.


Mill House and
attached stable
SU 1480 23/557


Once called Kings Mill. Main part dated "J.S.1771". Red brick 2 1/2 storeys.
Tiled roof, gable end chimneys. Three ranges of windows with ashlar lintels;
the 2 right hand ranges have 3 light casements; to left on first floor a 2-light
window and on ground floor a porthole replacing mill-wheel arch. Door off-centre
right, excess water door left of centre. Two hipped dormers.
Interior, converted. Corn bins and pulley for chute system in attic.
Adjacent to left is a stable block. To right is a mid C19 2 storey 3 bay
tiled wing: casement windows, outer 3 light; cogged eaves cornice, central
door with gabled porch.

Listing NGR: SU1447080841

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