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Hinxton Watermill and Millers' Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.0855 / 52°5'7"N

Longitude: 0.1778 / 0°10'40"E

OS Eastings: 549313

OS Northings: 245249

OS Grid: TL493452

Mapcode National: GBR MB7.9R5

Mapcode Global: VHHKQ.1VB5

Entry Name: Hinxton Watermill and Millers' Cottage

Listing Date: 24 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52999

Location: Hinxton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB10

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Hinxton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Hinxton St Mary and St John

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

24.11.77 Hinxton Watermill
and Miller's
Watermill and attached cottage. Cottage C17 with additions c.1766 (dated
stack). Mill late C18 with C19 alterations. Timber-framed, plastered and
weatherboarded; C19 gault brick. Thatched, pantiled and corrugated iron
roofs. Buildings forming an L-plan. Mill to north west two storeys and
attic with added Day of two storeys linking north-south cottage range of one
storey and attics. North elevation: Original mill weatherboarded with brick
plinth. Loft door and boarded entrance door to left hand, double door to
right of centre to wheelhouse, and loft door and boarded entrance door to
extreme right. Two first floor and one ground floor twelve-paned hung sash
windows. Large hungy sash window with margin glazing bars in segmental brick
arch. Gable of cottage cased in brick with glazed door and large first floor
hung sash window. East elevation of cottage with plain tall red brick
stacks, to left and right hand, two ground floor twelve-paned hung sash
windows and two gabled dormer windows with casements. Interior: Original
undershot mill wheel removed c.1914 and a "Little Giant" turbine,
manufactured by J C Wilson & Co, Picton, Ontario (patented 1875) installed
driving three mill stones; a lay shaft provides motive power to a sack hoist
and water pump. Machine and corn bins shutes hoppers etc complete. The mill
was last used in 1950 and is now owned by the Cambridge Cottage Preservation
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p226

Listing NGR: TL4931345249

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