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Latitude: 51.4178 / 51°25'4"N
Longitude: -2.4927 / 2°29'33"W
OS Eastings: 365835
OS Northings: 168867
OS Grid: ST658688
Mapcode National: GBR CZZ.YL
Mapcode Global: VH88W.RM2H
Entry Name: Old Brass Mill
Listing Date: 20 August 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384580
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485015
Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Civil Parish: Keynsham
Built-Up Area: Keynsham
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6568 AVON MILL LANE
739-1/4/6 (East side)
20/08/76 Old Brass Mill
Brass mill, now disused. Late C18 with minor C19 alterations.
Squared and coursed rubble with stone dressings, quoins and
hipped pantile roof.
PLAN: L-shaped plan with main open area to the west and races
to the east.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 3:7-window range. Main south facade with
wide segmental-headed openings with ashlar heads to
ground-floor level, those to the west raised, now
half-submerged with water from the leat; some blocked with
bricks or corrugated-iron. 4 smaller segmental-headed openings
to east end of floor above. West face has large
segmental-headed carriage arch with plank door.
INTERIOR: main internal space to west has simple king-post
roof structure with metal tie-beams.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the section of the River Avon near Saltford
is one of the most important areas, nationally, for the brass
industry and its archaeological remains
The building was in poor condition at time of survey; it forms
a group with Brass Mill Cottages (qv) and Avon House (qv).
(White E: Keynsham and Saltford: Keynsham: 1990-: 27; Day J:
Bristol Brass: A History of the Industry: Newton Abbot:
Listing NGR: ST6583568867
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