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Weycroft Mill and Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7948 / 50°47'41"N

Longitude: -2.9845 / 2°59'4"W

OS Eastings: 330707

OS Northings: 99930

OS Grid: SY307999

Mapcode National: GBR M6.Z7Q8

Mapcode Global: FRA 46MZ.YXK

Entry Name: Weycroft Mill and Mill House

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87677

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: All Saints All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SY39NW
5/80

AXMINSTER
WEYCROFT
Weycroft Mill and Mill House

II

amend description to read as follows:

Water mill, mill buildings and miller's home. C18 and C19, possibly with earlier
eave, on a medieval mill site. The mill is roughcast stone with gable-ended slate
roof. Two storeys with three window range facing road. Two and three-light casements
with glazing bars. Central door and window with canopy over. Left door
to left. This partly incorporates the miller's house which adjoins to left (North).
C19 two storey, two window stuccoed addition. Adjoining to right (south) tall
mill building of roughcast stone rubble with corrugated iron, clad top storey and
corrugated iron gable-ended roof. This incorporates small shop premises. Adjoining
at rear (east) a circa mid C19 steam mill addition of red/brick with slate roof,
two storeys and cellars three window range, iron-frame windows with segmental heads
and small central opening lights, and with brick chimney stack at south east corner.
At rear (east) of main range a long stone rubble range with corrugated asbestos
roof, containing granaries over stores. The mill machinery survives but the wheels
have been replaced by two turbines installed by Armfield and Company, Ringwood,
Hampshire.

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SY 39 NW
5/80

AXMINSTER
WEYCROFT
Weycroft Mill and Mill House

II

C18 mill house and mill with C19 additions.

Millhouse is roughcast stone with gable-ended slate roof. Two storeys. Three window
range. Two and three-light casements with glazing bars. Central door and window with
canopy over. Loft door to right. Adjoining left a C19 two storey, two window
stuccoed addition.

Mill adjoining to south and east. C18 stone rubble watermill, south range roughcast
and heightened in corrugated iron. To rear (east) a long stone rubble range with
corrugated asbestos roof. Circa mid C19 steam mill addition to south east, of red
brick with slate roof, two storeys, three bays, iron-frame windows with segmental
heads and small central opening lights and with brick chimney stack at south east
corner. Interior: water mill machinery intact with undershot wheel.

Listing NGR: SY3068299901

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