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Mill Building to Ansford Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0907 / 51°5'26"N

Longitude: -2.5106 / 2°30'38"W

OS Eastings: 364336

OS Northings: 132500

OS Grid: ST643325

Mapcode National: GBR MV.CFS2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.PPZ

Plus Code: 9C3V3FRQ+7Q

Entry Name: Mill Building to Ansford Factory

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262054

ID on this website: 101056228

Location: Castle Cary, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Original mill building. 1851, for John Boyd, horsehair weaver. Hadspen stone cut and squared; Welsh slate roof between
coped gables, the south gable having a bell turret, the bell removed. Three storeys, 13 bays. Casement windows of 16
panes in plain openings with proud-set voussoirs and keystones to flat arches: lower bay 1, and second floor above, has
pairs plain boarded doors, and matching doors lower bay 13. Second floor door and steel fire escape on north gable.
Interior not greatly modified. The first building on this site of John Boyd's horsehair and general weaving
establishment, relocated from South Cary (Chapel Yard House, qv) to the grounds of Ochiltree House (qv) in 1851.
(McGarvie M, Castle Cary: Avalon Industries, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST6433632500

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