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Alderford Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sible Hedingham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9751 / 51°58'30"N

Longitude: 0.5972 / 0°35'49"E

OS Eastings: 578482

OS Northings: 233918

OS Grid: TL784339

Mapcode National: GBR QJ4.1SX

Mapcode Global: VHJHZ.9MK8

Plus Code: 9F32XHGW+2V

Entry Name: Alderford Mill

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114733

Location: Sible Hedingham, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Sible Hedingham

Built-Up Area: Sible Hedingham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Sible Hedingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 7833

Alderford Mill



Water mill. C18. Timberframed and weatherboarded. Red tiled gambrel roof with two gabled
dormers to east and west and gabled weatherboarded hoist loft to south. Two storeys and loft. South
face, three-light ground floor windows, vertically boarded first floor door, small-paned window to
hoist loft. East face has angled two storey weatherboarded extension to left with corrugated iron
roof, single storey red brick slate extension to right with dog tooth eaves cornice and round-headed
iron window with glazed margins. C20 single storey infill lean-to between these extensions. Two
3-light windows to first floor, small paned casements to dormers. North face has three 2 window
ranges with an apex window of various small paned casements, casements with transoms and pivot
casements. Brick facing to base. West face has small single storey weatherboard and grey slate gabled
extension to south with entrance door and small paned casement. Brick facing to north base. Two
window range to ground floor, that to right now blocked. Vertically boarded door. Three
small-paned vertically sliding sash windows to flint floor. Two small paned windows to door. Interior
has complete machinery, including probably C17 wooden undershot wheel, great compass arm,
great spur wheel and wooden vertical shaft. C19 cast iron wallower. First floor has 2 pairs of
millstones, vertical shaft and wooden crown wheel driving layshaft with pulleys. Second floor has
grain bin partitions and pulleys.

Listing NGR: TL7848233918

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