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Latitude: 51.8295 / 51°49'46"N
Longitude: -0.059 / 0°3'32"W
OS Eastings: 533848
OS Northings: 216321
OS Grid: TL338163
Mapcode National: GBR KBC.9WS
Mapcode Global: VHGPG.X8NV
Entry Name: Westmill
Listing Date: 24 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356112
Location: Bengeo Rural, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Bengeo Rural
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bengeo Holy Trinity and St Leonard with Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 31 NW
This asset was previously listed twice under List entry 1089151 in Ware Rural Civil Parish. This entry was removed from the list on 01/12/2014.
Watermill, now a house. C17 or earlier (said to
be rebuilt 1580 with 2 wheels), stopped working 1926, converted to house
1961 retaining one wheel. Brickwork plastered generally (timber frame
said to survive in walls) but red brick curved shaped gable on S end.
Steep old red tile roof. A long 2-storeys building, bridging the River
Rib with 2 arched openings from the mill pond on the E side, and a
single arched forebridge on the W. Irregular 6-windows W front divided
by arched opening to wheels in centre, now the house entrance. S half
has late C18 domestic features with 3 recessed sash windows to upper
floor, panelled and half-glazed front door under a flat hood, and a
canted bay window with sashes of 6/6:12/12:6/6 panes. Recessed casement
windows on both floors in N half but segmental moulded doorhood at rear
carried on C18 scrolled acanthus consoles formerly on the front. Notable
shaped gable end on S in irregular brickwork, with raised floorbands.
Listing NGR: TL3384816321
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