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Malt House, Miller's House and Ledwyche House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bitterley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.384 / 52°23'2"N

Longitude: -2.6761 / 2°40'33"W

OS Eastings: 354079

OS Northings: 276436

OS Grid: SO540764

Mapcode National: GBR BM.QXJ9

Mapcode Global: VH844.KBMR

Plus Code: 9C4V98MF+JH

Entry Name: Malt House, Miller's House and Ledwyche House

Listing Date: 29 October 1986

Last Amended: 29 February 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484106

Location: Bitterley, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bitterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bitterley with Middleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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482-1/5/87 Malt House, Miller's House and
29/10/86 Ledwyche House
(Formerly Listed as:
Henley Mill)


Watermill, now 3 houses. C17, with C18, C19 and C20
alterations. Rubble stone and brick. Plain-tile roofs with C20
roof lights. Brick ridge stack and brick projecting and
integral eaves stacks.
PLAN: irregular linear plan aligned east-west cranked in
centre by central cross wing. To east is the Malt House, the
Millers House occupies the central block, Ledwyche House
occupies the west wing.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey with central cross-wing attic. South front:
irregular frontage of scattered 3-light and 2-light multi-pane
casements much restored, with brick segmental arches over
except for the cross wing. Main features of the front are 2
2-storey, single-window units, one of stone, one of brick,
with central boarded entrance door, forming the Malt House to
the right. Central cross wing brick gable-end with Miller's
House recessed to rear, consisting of central former door
opening at both floors flanked by 2-light casements under
cambered heads. To left is stepped-down block of single-storey
and attic with projecting gabled wing forming Ledwyche House.
Rear to north: central block of 2-storey, 3-window range with
brick-coped gable to left with attic window; restored 2-light
casements and full-height door openings to right; full-height
window inserted in upper opening, stable door in lower. 2
overshot steel waterwheels retained at lower level of this
side. Left return side has lean-to abutting with tiled gabled
dormer with 3-light casement.
INTERIOR: complete watermill mechanism, dated from c1860,
mostly survives in Miller's House following the c1987
conversion to 3 houses.

Listing NGR: SO5407976436

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