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Phoenix Steam Mill and Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardleigh, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9227 / 51°55'21"N

Longitude: 0.9851 / 0°59'6"E

OS Eastings: 605358

OS Northings: 229116

OS Grid: TM053291

Mapcode National: GBR SMW.HVH

Mapcode Global: VHKFV.1X3Y

Plus Code: 9F32WXFP+32

Entry Name: Phoenix Steam Mill and Engine House

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120396

Location: Ardleigh, Tendring, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Ardleigh

Built-Up Area: Ardleigh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ardleigh St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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6/51 Phoenix Steam Mill and
Engine House


Steam mill and engine house, now disused. Mid C19. White brick. Corrugated
asbestos clad roof. 4 storeys and attics. Moulded cornices to eaves and return
gables, cornice follows through returns. Moulded band above second storey. 5
window range of cast iron small paned windows with pivots and cast iron lintels,
those to ground floor and above central first and second floor doors with ornate
brackets. Returns of 2 bays with similar windows and single gable windows. Some
windows now boarded-up. Ground floor double doors each of 2 panels, first floor
door of 2 panels, 2 lights. There is an adjustable chute held by a chain to the
first floor door. Rear Engine House, similar materials, moulded cornice and
gable cornice. Round headed window to left return, roof ridge to almost second
storey height, various later attached outbuildings. One of the earliest purpose
built steam mills in Essex. Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology, J. Booker

Listing NGR: TM0535829116

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