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Priory Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Arlington, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8623 / 50°51'44"N

Longitude: 0.2116 / 0°12'41"E

OS Eastings: 555737

OS Northings: 109305

OS Grid: TQ557093

Mapcode National: GBR MT0.SD2

Mapcode Global: FRA C6BT.G8D

Plus Code: 9F22V666+WJ

Entry Name: Priory Mill

Listing Date: 12 August 1981

Last Amended: 3 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 294968

Location: Arlington, Wealden, East Sussex, BN27

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Arlington

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Upper Dicker Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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TQ 50 NE

The Mill to the south west
of Michelham Priory

the entry shall be amended to read;


18/502D Priory Mill


Water mill. Mid C16 3 bay timber-framed building refronted
c1800. Exterior red brick with grey headers in English bond to
ground floor, first floor weatherboarded, including gable end
to east. Tiled roof, hipped to west. Two storeys; two windows.
First floor has pivoting sashes, ground floor has fixed
sashes. Central first floor plank door approached by wooden
steps. Underneath is a c1800 fixed casement. Rear elevation
has 2 openings with pintle hinges. Wooden water-wheel
installed in 1972 during restoration of the mill, the former
iron water-wheel of 1896 having been removed in 1924/5.
Interior has roof of side purlin and wind-braced construction
with raking queen strut and collar beam. Jowled posts and
curved windbraces. The sack hoist mechanism is the only early
feature to survive. The earliest record of a water mill at
Michelham Priory was in 1434. This building appears on an
estate map of 1667. [ROHAS Report no 1057 by David and Barbara
Martin. Michelham Priory Water Mill


The Mill to the south
west of Michelham Priory
TQ 50 NE 18/502D


C18. Two storeys. Two windows. Ground floor. Red brick, above weather-boarding.
Hipped tiled roof.
Probably C17 or earlier, refaced with red brick and grey headers alternately
in 1714. Hipped tiled roof. Some casement windows, some sash windows with
glazing bars intact. Two-storeyed gabled porch with a stone in the gable
inscribed with the initials M.G.A. and the date 1714. Brick chimney breast
on north wall.

Listing NGR: TQ5573609308

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