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Latitude: 52.806 / 52°48'21"N
Longitude: -1.2719 / 1°16'18"W
OS Eastings: 449179
OS Northings: 323409
OS Grid: SK491234
Mapcode National: GBR 7J0.382
Mapcode Global: WHDHH.FQKQ
Entry Name: Long Whatton Mill and Bridge over Stream
Listing Date: 14 August 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064270
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358243
Location: Long Whatton and Diseworth, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE12
District: North West Leicestershire
Civil Parish: Long Whatton and Diseworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Long Whatton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
LONG WHATTON MILL LANE
SK 42 SE
5/196 Long Whatton Mill and
bridge over mill stream
Watermill and adjoining bridge. Mill is said to be dated 1753 in vitreous
header brick in south east gable (not visible 1986 because of creepers). Red
brick, remains of Swithland slate roof with coped gables. 3 storeys and loft.
Cogged and dentil brick eaves; band course across gable at eaves level. South
east gable end window openings with segmental heads to each floor, the ground
floor windows boarded up, the second floor window with one shutter. Left side
has outshot over mill stream. Right side has board door to first floor, and
ground floor entry with brick arch enclosed by later 2-storey lean-to.
Surviving machinery includes spindle of mill wheel, part of main wooden shaft,
dislodged millstones, and fragments of hopper. All in derelict condition. To
front of mill is contemporary BRIDGE with rubble stone retaining walls,
segmental brick arch, and remains of brick parapet.
Mill was worked until 1930s. Illustrated in: Norman Ashton, Leicestershire
Water Mills, 1977, p.67-60.
Listing NGR: SK4917923409
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