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Drayton Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton in Hales, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9073 / 52°54'26"N

Longitude: -2.4877 / 2°29'15"W

OS Eastings: 367293

OS Northings: 334536

OS Grid: SJ672345

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.NVLQ

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.R6K2

Entry Name: Drayton Mills

Listing Date: 10 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361566

Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Norton in Hales

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Norton-in-Hales St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-

SJ 6734


Drayton Mills


Corn mill. Circa 1898-9 for William Rogers, miller. Brick
Flettons with orange brick dressings. Slate roofs with
gabled ends.
PLAN: L-shaped plan with carriageway through front range.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. 6-bay front, the bays divided
by giant brick pilasters, righthand 3 bays are gabled. 6-pane
windows with top-opening lights and cement lintels.
Carriageway to left of centre with blue brick jambs. The
rear and side elevations have multi-pane cast-iron windows
with segmental arches in giant segmentally-headed recessed
panels and on the south side of the rear wing loading doors
on each floor, gabled at head with hoist-housing. Corrugated
asbestos first floor extension in angle at rear of front
range. Small louvred ventilators on ridge of roofs.
INTERIOR: The timber beams of the wooden floors are supported
on thin cast-iron columns. Queen-post roofs. Some of the feed
bins and seed cleaning and dressing machinery remain inside.
SOURCES: Kelly's Directory 1900. Rowley,N., People and Events.

Listing NGR: SJ6729334536

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