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The Old Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in High Easter, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8043 / 51°48'15"N

Longitude: 0.3469 / 0°20'48"E

OS Eastings: 561908

OS Northings: 214347

OS Grid: TL619143

Mapcode National: GBR NH2.Y82

Mapcode Global: VHHM4.YXR5

Entry Name: The Old Mill

Listing Date: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121347

Location: High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

Civil Parish: High Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Easter St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


3/29 The Old Mill


House, former roundhouse and trestle of postmill. Late C18 and C20. Brick
cylindrical roundhouse with some plaster but with old plinth exposed. Upper
cylindrical stage with continuous band of windows with brick mullions. Of 2
very tall storeys but with single storey curved extension block wrapping around
the north and west faces. The 2 main cylinders are each capped by a brick and
plaster balustrade. Windows are C20 metal casements, those in the ground floor
set into canted bays. Internally those in the substantial timber trestle frame
of a large post mill, set on tall battered brick piers. One beam is inscribed
with the initials C.F. and the date: 1799. Isaac Mead, author of 'The Essex
lad' 1923 was an apprentice here and also inscribed his name in the main post.

Listing NGR: TL6190814347

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

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