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Quemerford Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4266 / 51°25'35"N

Longitude: -1.9924 / 1°59'32"W

OS Eastings: 400621

OS Northings: 169730

OS Grid: SU006697

Mapcode National: GBR 2T2.F2V

Mapcode Global: VHB42.FD1Q

Plus Code: 9C3WC2G5+J2

Entry Name: Quemerford Mill

Listing Date: 8 July 1976

Last Amended: 22 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456780

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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755-1/7/137 (South side)
08/07/76 Quemerford Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Quemerford Mill (Sainsburys))


Cloth mill, now workshops. c1790, extended c1815, altered.
Coursed, squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; brick
chimney stack and slate roof. Rectangular plan, with rear and
side extensions.
5 storeys; 9-window range. Cornice and blocking course, coped
gable with capped gable stack; segmental-arched 2-light
flat-faced stone-mullioned windows, with 15-pane bottom-hinged
casements. E gable has two 2-centre-arched blocked top-storey
windows. Square brick steam engine chimney with small cornice
at the W end.
INTERIOR: details include numbered ground-floor cast-iron
columns in 9 bays, a roof with butt purlins and thin ridge
piece. Former engine house at the SW end, late C19 SE and SW
HISTORICAL NOTE: the C18 fulling mill was rebuilt in 1790s as
a water-powered cloth mill, had a 14HP steam engine added in
1815, and was converted to a corn mill in 1841. The wide
undershot wheel was in the wheel pit to the NE corner, beside
a blocked window. See also No.22 Mill House, Quemerford (qv),
and Teazle House, Quemerford (qv).
(Corfield M C: Industrial Archaeology Guide to Wiltshire:
1978-: 78; Rogers K: Wilshire and Somerset Woollen Mills:
Eddington: 1976-: 84; Wiltshire Buildings Record: Trowbridge:

Listing NGR: SU0062169730

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