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Hawks Mill (Including Bridge Beneath Road Attached to West Side)

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1576 / 52°9'27"N

Longitude: 1.0523 / 1°3'8"E

OS Eastings: 608880

OS Northings: 255432

OS Grid: TM088554

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.NVZ

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.6149

Entry Name: Hawks Mill (Including Bridge Beneath Road Attached to West Side)

Listing Date: 26 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407540

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

NEEDHAM MARKET HAWKSMILL STREET
TM 05 NE

1/63 Hawks Mill, (including
bridge beneath road
26.5.81 attached to west side.)

II

Former watermill. Built 1884, the wings added in 1892 5-window main range, 3
storeys with attics. Slightly set-back wings one window wide on either side,
of 2 storeys with attics. Red brick with twin bands of gault brick at various
levels. Pilasters between each bay of the centre range rise from 1st floor,
have capitals at 3rd floor and support round arches at 3rd storey; within
each of these is a circular window. Mainly concrete plaintiled roofs, the
higher block with gabletted hips and the lower blocks half-hipped. (The right
hand block has an asbestos-slated roof). Small-pane iron windows with
segmental heads of gauged gault brick. Boarded doors, some with oblong
fanlights. A weatherboarded hoist with small-pane casements is cantilevered
centrally above the 3rd storey; a smaller and lower hoist projects from the
left hand gable. The left-hand block contains an Armfield water turbine which
is still in working order; in front of it is a late C18 bridge beneath the
road. Its outer face has two semicircular arches, mainly red brick with
random burned headers. The parapets are rebuilt in C19 gault brick. The
milling machinery has been removed.


Listing NGR: TM0888055432

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

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