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Avon Mills, Inner Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5812 / 51°34'52"N

Longitude: -2.094 / 2°5'38"W

OS Eastings: 393584

OS Northings: 186930

OS Grid: ST935869

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.Z98

Mapcode Global: VH95S.NJC6

Entry Name: Avon Mills, Inner Buildings

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460942

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


758-1/3/294 (East side)
12/12/51 Avon Mills, Inner Buildings


Woollen mill, now flats. 1790 for Francis Hill, converted
1984. Limestone rubble with brick dressings and a slate roof.
Single-depth plan.
5 storeys and attic; 11-window range. A regular range with
brick segmental heads to C20 3-light casements, similar
3-window S entrance gable with a central late C20 2-storey
porch with steps up to the doorway, and 2-window W gable.
N elevation has 4-storey former hoisting bay 3 from E end.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but reported to be largely late C20.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally called Burton Hill Mill, enlarged
1803, and converted to steam power 1838. Various uses include
a corn mill c1825 and a silk mill c1850.
(Victoria History of the Counties of England: Crowley DA:
Wiltshire: 1991-: 146).

Listing NGR: ST9358786932

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