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Heybridge Mill House, Channels and Substructure

A Grade II Listed Building in Heybridge, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7407 / 51°44'26"N

Longitude: 0.6826 / 0°40'57"E

OS Eastings: 585308

OS Northings: 208074

OS Grid: TL853080

Mapcode National: GBR QLY.Z7Z

Mapcode Global: VHJK5.SH6X

Entry Name: Heybridge Mill House, Channels and Substructure

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Last Amended: 8 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464215

Location: Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Heybridge

Built-Up Area: Maldon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Heybridge St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


TL8508SW ANCHOR LANE, Heybridge
574-1/4/234 (North side)
02/10/51 Heybridge Mill House, channels and
(Formerly Listed as:
ANCHOR LANE, Heybridge
Heybridge Mills)


Mill house, now house. Late C18 and early C19. Timber-framed
and rendered with plain tile roof to front range slate roofs
to rear range and some extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with cellar; 3-window range; single-storey
outbuilding. Front of main range has plain parapet and three
16-pane sash windows with moulded surrounds on first floor.
Ground floor has projecting stucco porch with
semicircular-arched entrance with keystone and imposts and
recessed door of 2 vertical moulded panels; the flanks of
porch have 2 pilasters and length of entablature. To the
south-west is a canted bay window with 16-pane sash with
keystone in timber and cornice. To the north-west is a
segmental bow window of slight projection, 16-pane sash,
cornice and thin fluted pilasters. A single-storey extension
on north-east end has hipped slate roof, front plain parapet
and similar bow window.
C20 extension to SW, rendered with plain tile gambrel roof and
one flat-topped dormer. This has two C20 small-paned
casements, a door and a thin rendered stack. Beyond this is an
early C19 single-storey brewhouse with gabled plain tile roof
and ridgeline stack. This is part timber-framed and part
red-brick with a white boarded southern gable with pigeon
holes to loft behind with wooden nesting boxes. This structure
contains fireplace and boiler. The rear wall has one 12-pane
horizontal-sliding casement and a lean-to with asbestos roof
which continues behind later extension.
To the rear of the main block is a slate-roofed early C19
extension with unequal-pitch roof. Its rear elevation has on
the 1st floor, one 6-pane fixed window and one 16-pane sash.
The ground floor has one 12-pane sash window and one 20-pane
sash all with moulded surrounds. The north-east gable of this
part has one 16-pane sash over 2-pane sashes. Early C19 pair
of French windows on rear of northern single-storey extension.
Two stacks on rear of front range, none in valley and one
stack on ridgeline of main rear block.
INTERIOR: main house has 2 bays of late hardwood

timber-framing and central hall. This has elliptical front and
rear arches with pilasters, the rear arch now obscured by
straight staircase with a Chinese Chippendale handrail. The
rear service range has kitchen with dresser and double-sided
stack with cast-iron range and main arched opening with
Former mill house and water mill stood close to house to
south-east, and site has Chelmer Navigation to north and mill
leat to south. This has brick enclosing walls and brick arch
over former mill race, with cast-iron penstock behind.

Listing NGR: TL8530808074

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

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