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Eynsham Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Eynsham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7942 / 51°47'39"N

Longitude: -1.3661 / 1°21'58"W

OS Eastings: 443812

OS Northings: 210806

OS Grid: SP438108

Mapcode National: GBR 7X2.HFM

Mapcode Global: VHCXL.85ND

Entry Name: Eynsham Mill

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252214

Location: Eynsham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Eynsham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Eynsham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP41SW (West side)
4/136 Eynsham Mill


Millhouse, now house. c.1800 with C17 origins. Coursed and dressed limestone
with ashlar dressings; gabled stone slate roof, with Welsh slates to rear; brick
end stacks. L-plan with rear right wing. Late Georgian style. 2 storeys;
symmetrical 4-window range. Keyed flat arches over C20 door (with C20 classical
porch), and over 6-pane and 8-pane sashes: raised storey band. Late C18 block to
right of 2 storeys; 2-window range with 3 sashes, in similar style; has C20
parapet and Welsh slate roof, Early/mid C19 rear wing of limestone rubble with
gabled Welsh slate roof, extended in C20. Part of C17 two-storey house
incorporated in rear left wall: of similar materials, with chamfered timber
lintels over window openings. Interior noted as having been remodelled in
1970's; old beams in C17 part. The now demolished mills provided paper for the
Clarendon Press in Oxford. The Swan family bought it in 1804: they pioneered
mechanized paper and produced the tarred paper used at Great Tew, Wolvercote
Mill and The Malthouse, Newland Street, Eynsham (q.v.).
(Information from the V.C.H.).

Listing NGR: SP4381210806

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

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