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Joylers Mill and Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9551 / 50°57'18"N

Longitude: -2.7943 / 2°47'39"W

OS Eastings: 344302

OS Northings: 117596

OS Grid: ST443175

Mapcode National: GBR MG.N1W1

Mapcode Global: FRA 561L.75P

Entry Name: Joylers Mill and Mill House

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264203

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

2/119 Joylers Mill and Mill House


Mill and mill house. Mill recorded by 1313; present mill early C19, house late C19. Mill in Ham stone roughly cut and
squared, ashlar dressings; clay pantiled roof over stone slate base courses between stepped coped gables. Three storeys
with attic; 4 bays irregular fenestration. Chamfer-mullioned windows of 2 lights without labels, to bay 2 second floor,
bays 1 and 3 first floor and 1, 2 and 3 ground floor: double doors in plain chamfered opening with heavy lintel between
bay 1/2, and also pair to bay 2 first floor: to bay 4 a projecting timber and corrugated iron structure 2 storeys
higher with cantilevered top, protecting a drive shaft, and to left a semi-circular arched doorway into waterwheel
well: wheel and much machinery still in position. Attached to east gable a later single-storey building to match, and
to west a 2-storey link to house, with double Roman clay tiled roof and doors at both levels, the lower
segmental-arched. The house has stone plinth, red brick in stretcher bond with yellow brick window arches and upper
band course, overhung gabled Welsh slate roof, brick chimney stacks: 2 storeys, 3 bays: casement windows with segmental
arched heads; doorway in lower bay 2 to match, verandah along front. Interiors not seen. The mill wheel undershot, and
assisted by a small turbine: the leat now filled in: milling ceased about 1930 (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4430217596

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