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Latitude: 51.0534 / 51°3'12"N
Longitude: -2.7173 / 2°43'2"W
OS Eastings: 349816
OS Northings: 128475
OS Grid: ST498284
Mapcode National: GBR MK.FWY7
Mapcode Global: FRA 566B.F66
Plus Code: 9C3V373M+93
Entry Name: Old Somerton Mill
Listing Date: 17 April 1959
Last Amended: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346032
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262962
Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11
Civil Parish: Somerton
Built-Up Area: Somerton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST42NE SOMERTON CP LODGE HILL (East side)
4/156 Old Somerton Mill
(formerly listed as Mill House)
Water mill and house. Later C18 but with C16 origins. Local lias stone cut and squared; plain clay tile roofs to house,
with stepped coped gable to west and hipped to east; clay pantiles over stone base courses to mill, between stepped
coped gables with ball finials; brick and stone chimney stacks. L-plan: house of 2 storeys, with 2 bay south elevation;
2-light leaded iron casement window in beaded surrounds with mullions, the lower with segmental arched heads; between
windows a 6 flush-panel door set in segmental arched recess. Mill returns southwards from east side for 2 bays,
becoming 2 storey with attic on east side due to sharp fall in ground levels: 3 light leaded casement, and 3 centre
arched opening for the overshot water wheel (repaired and still in position); on east side a 2 storey C19 lean-to,
incorporating a tall square plan tapered brick chimney on stone base, with moulded stone cap, possibly to accommodate
the steam engine known to be there by 1910. Interiors not inspected: milling machinery apparently removed. First
recorded 1513, it was known as Somerton Flour Mill in C19, and continued in use until 1935. (VCR, Volume III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4981628475
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