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The Water Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wool, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6847 / 50°41'5"N

Longitude: -2.2395 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 383174

OS Northings: 87259

OS Grid: SY831872

Mapcode National: GBR 219.YDS

Mapcode Global: FRA 6768.FB5

Entry Name: The Water Barn

Listing Date: 2 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108877

Location: Wool, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Wool

Built-Up Area: Wool

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


The Water Barn


Former water mill. Possibly C17 origin but largely rebuilt C19. Now converted to
house. Last worked 1956. Walls part brick, part flint with brick banding. Tiled
roof, brick stacks. Two storeys. Main range parallel to river, and two adjoining
ranges at right angles to this have separate half-hipped roofs with central valley
Main entrance, on south-east, has modern recessed porch in old opening. All windows
modern hardwood casements. Original roof structure retained. Cast iron water wheel
on north-east. Under repair at time of survey. No internal machinery survives. A
good conversion.

Listing NGR: SY8317487259

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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