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Sheene Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0853 / 52°5'7"N

Longitude: 0.0129 / 0°0'46"E

OS Eastings: 538018

OS Northings: 244908

OS Grid: TL380449

Mapcode National: GBR K7C.B2D

Mapcode Global: VHHKM.5VP8

Entry Name: Sheene Mill

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52262

Location: Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Melbourn

Built-Up Area: Melbourn

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Melbourn

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 3844
(South west side)
Sheene Mill (No. 39)

Water trill, now a restaurant. Late C17, extended C20. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, and underbuilt in brick, now painted, in 1833 (dated brick in
rear wall). Half hipped, tiled roof with inserted stacks. Three bay plan
with narrower bay for the undershot wheel, now removed. Two storeys and
attic. Mid C20 dormers to rear wall. Small pane mid-C20 casements to front
and ground storeys and door of similar period in round headed arch. Inside::
side purlin roof with timbers of substantial scantling to principals. Some
inserted ceiling timbers e.g. at ground floor in the hall, but the main posts
are original and have jowled heads. A watermill is recorded here in Domesday
Book. It is associated with Sheene Manor, Meldreth (q.v.), nearby which was
given to the Carthusian monastery at Sheen, Surrey in early C15. At the
Dissolution it passed to Sir Robert Chester of Royston.

Dr. W.M. Palmer: Sheene Manor, Meldreth (Cambs. & Hunts. Arch. Soc. 1922)
Dr. D. Mills: Early History of Meldreth

Listing NGR: TL3801844908

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