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Hermitage Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.1335 / 53°8'0"N

Longitude: -1.2181 / 1°13'5"W

OS Eastings: 452408

OS Northings: 359882

OS Grid: SK524598

Mapcode National: GBR 8FB.JV4

Mapcode Global: WHDFZ.8H6M

Plus Code: 9C5W4QMJ+CQ

Entry Name: Hermitage Mill

Listing Date: 21 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391703

Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18

County: Nottinghamshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Oakham

Built-Up Area: Mansfield

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Mansfield St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


924-1/3/46 (West side)
Hermitage Mill


Former water-powered textile mill, now builders' supplies
warehouse. Late C18, with early, mid and late C19 and C20
alterations and additions. For the fourth Duke of Portland,
who established several similar mills in the district. Coursed
squared rubble and brick, partly rendered, with hipped and
gabled concrete tile roofs. Windows are mainly cast-iron
glazing bar casements.
Main block, 3 storeys plus basement; 20-window range. Mainly
obscured by late C20 flat-roofed addition. Mid C19 brick
section, to left, has 8 segment-headed windows to the first
and second floors, the left ones blocked. Above, 8 smaller
segment-headed C20 casements. Basement has 2 altered
round-arched openings, and to left a late C19 lean-to
To right, in the return angle, a hipped 3-storey block with a
single segment-headed window on each floor.
To right again, late C19 addition, 4 storeys; 4 x 6 windows.
Plain coped parapet. Upper floors have each 4 windows. Below,
off-centre round-arched doorway with heavy voussoirs, flanked
to left by 2 smaller windows. Right return has 5 tapering
buttresses up to the third floor. Regular fenestration, with
one window on each upper floor altered to form a fire escape.
Ground floor second bay has a flat-roofed porch. Rear has 2
windows on each floor, those to third floor segment-headed,
with central loft doors on the upper floors, the top one
blocked and flanked by an iron crane. Exposed parts of rear
elevation have mainly original windows on the lower floors and
late C20 casements to the third floor.
INTERIOR has original front wall with blocked openings and
Norwich Union fire insurance plaque. Timber floors, those to
the basement with iron columns clad in brick.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Williamson E:
Nottinghamshire: Harmondsworth: 1979-: 174; Nottinghamshire
Industrial Archaeology Gazetteer).

Listing NGR: SK5240859882

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

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