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Millstones the Old Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6089 / 50°36'32"N

Longitude: -1.9637 / 1°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 402661

OS Northings: 78803

OS Grid: SZ026788

Mapcode National: GBR 459.NBQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.DS4

Plus Code: 9C2WJ25P+HG

Entry Name: Millstones the Old Mill House

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108168

Location: Swanage, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Nos 35 (The Old Mill House)
and 35a (Millstones)
(formerly listed as The Old Mill)
SZ 0278 NE 5/42 26.6.52

Datestone - "Ben Barlow Mill Wright of Southampton fecit 1754". The building itself
may be of earlier origin. Now 2 houses, "Millstones" comprising the ground and first
floor of the original machinery area. Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Two storeys and
attics. Some casement windows, some horizontally sliding sashes. One dormer in attic
with hipped roof. Internally, the main ground and first floor rooms in The Old Mill
House have exposed beams and joists. At the north end of the building is a blocked
window, possibly of medieval origin. In the attic over Millstones the grain hoppers
and part of the sack hoist remain. To the east of Millstones was the mill race and
traces of the wheel remain. This was replaced by a water turbine in the early C20
and parts of this survive. Stone out buildings in the garden include an open lean-to
on stone piers - possibly a cattle shelter, and a solid stone building - formerly a
donkey house. RCHM Monument 21.

Listing NGR: SZ0266178803

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