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Old Tide Mill and Dam Wall Attached to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickford, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6225 / 51°37'20"N

Longitude: 0.5701 / 0°34'12"E

OS Eastings: 578006

OS Northings: 194647

OS Grid: TQ780946

Mapcode National: GBR PM1.6YT

Mapcode Global: VHJKP.THR1

Plus Code: 9F32JHCC+X2

Entry Name: Old Tide Mill and Dam Wall Attached to North

Listing Date: 11 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429152

Location: Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, SS11

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Rawreth

Built-Up Area: Battlesbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rettendon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added:

RETTENDON OFF CHELMSFORD ROAD
TQ 79 SE BATTLESBRIDGE.
21/952 (West Side)
Old tide Mill and
GV Dam wall attached
to north.

II.

This asset was previously listed twice under List entry 1322349. This entry was removed from the list on 01/12/2014.

Partly situated in Rawreth in the Parish of Rayleigh, Rochford.
Former tide mill, now used as a warehouse with attached. offices. Late C18.
Brick built. Red plain tiled roof. South Weatherboarded lucam and gable. The
north gable facing the River Crouch with attached dam wall. 3 storeys and loft.
3 window range to return wall s of- mainly vertically sliding sashes with glazing
bars. Various tie plates. Bargeboards to gable. 2 light window to lucam. Tall
double vertically boarded doors to ground and first floors, the latter with
segmental head. Attached to west and included for group value is a lower range L
plan outbuilding with red pantiled roofs. The gabled southern range with five 3
light windows, segmental arches to right return. 2 window range and chimney stack
to gable -end. The dam wall, mainly of red brick with stone coping with openings for
the tide control gates extends to north, crossing the River Crouch. Even though not now a working mill, a rare survival in Essex. Batsford Guide to Industrial
Archaeology in East Anglia. J. Booker.


Listing NGR: TQ780069647

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