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Ravensbury Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Merton, London

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Latitude: 51.3985 / 51°23'54"N

Longitude: -0.1844 / 0°11'3"W

OS Eastings: 526401

OS Northings: 168167

OS Grid: TQ264681

Mapcode National: GBR DB.L5X

Mapcode Global: VHGRJ.R3CR

Entry Name: Ravensbury Mill

Listing Date: 9 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205206

Location: Merton, London, SM4

County: London

District: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: Ravensbury

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Helier St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

- Ravensbury Mill
- II

Water mill, now factory. Mid/late C18: C1880 main block. Main block of stock
brick with hipped slate roof. L-plan with rear right wing; 7-window
range. Cambered red brick arch over plank loft door with iron-crane hoist above
plank double doors. Cambered red brick arches over cast-iron casements to first
floor and blocked window openings to ground floor. Mid/late C18 one-story range
to left, of stock brick with gabled concrete tile roof: red brick cambered arch
and timber lintels over blocked window openings and plank door in mid C19 bay
added to left: right-hand bay houses water wheel. Interior: notable for retention
of two iron undershot water wheels, dated I.C.R./1884, and of the "Poncelot" type
(after invention by J.C.Poncelot, 1824): each have curved sheet-iron buckets and
cast or wrought-iron draft; wooden pit wheel to left, probably re-used and of
earlier date.

Listing NGR: TQ2640168167

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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