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Avon Mills, Outer Buldings

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5808 / 51°34'50"N

Longitude: -2.094 / 2°5'38"W

OS Eastings: 393583

OS Northings: 186885

OS Grid: ST935868

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.Z9D

Mapcode Global: VH95S.NJCJ

Plus Code: 9C3VHWJ4+8C

Entry Name: Avon Mills, Outer Buldings

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460943

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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758-1/3/295 (East side)
12/12/51 Avon Mills, Outer Buildings


Woollen mill, now flats. 1790 for Francis Hill, converted
1984. Limestone rubble with ashlar and brick dressings and a
slate roof.
PLAN: L-shaped block of 2 single-depth ranges.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and attic; 8:8-window range. Plain,
regular ranges with coved cornice and ashlar parapets ramped
up at the ends, coped end gables, with 1-window linking
section to the E end of the N block containing a
segmental-arched through carriageway with key and imposts.
Brick segmental-arched heads to C20 3-light casements, some
blocked, 4 dormers each; C20 doorway in the S block 5 bays
from the archway with lower flanking windows, a 2-centre
arched doorway in the right-hand side of the carriageway, and
a round-headed doorway in the rear elevation of the N block 4
bays from the archway.
The S block built into the hill behind, which has a similar
elevation with a continuous dormer to a flat-roofed end
section over the corner.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but reported to be largely late C20.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally called Burton Hill Mill, enlarged
1803, converted to steam power 1838. Other uses include a corn
mill c1825, and silk mill c1850.
(Victoria History of the Counties of England: Crowley DA:
Wiltshire: 1991-: 146).

Listing NGR: ST9358986878

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