This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
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
Entry Name: Quemerford Mill
Listing Date: 8 July 1976
Last Amended: 22 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247355
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456780
Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11
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
755-1/7/137 (South side)
08/07/76 Quemerford Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings