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Latitude: 51.4092 / 51°24'32"N
Longitude: -2.4953 / 2°29'43"W
OS Eastings: 365647
OS Northings: 167908
OS Grid: ST656679
Mapcode National: GBR JV.QK1J
Mapcode Global: VH88W.PVP3
Entry Name: Albert Mill
Listing Date: 29 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384631
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485066
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
ST6567 ST CLEMENT'S ROAD
739-1/5/54 (East side)
29/10/74 Albert Mill
Grist mill, now flats. c1830; restored and converted 1992.
Squared and coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, copings and
stacks, gabled slate roofs; render and slate roofs to C20
ranges. Tudor Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: large complex of mill buildings set at an angle into the
River Chew, with the leat leading under at the south-east
corner towards the weir sluice.
EXTERIOR: long 3-storey; 9-window north range with 2 rear
wings and 1992 ranges to south and west. Main range has
2-light chamfered mullions with dripstones and relieving
arches to all floors, those to first floor larger; 3 loading
doors with segmental heads, keystones and C20 glazing to
ground-floor centre. Shallow-pitched gabled roofs; 2 end
stacks with tall Tudor style shafts with caps. (C20 ranges
with similar dripstoned openings and casement fenestration).
2-storey lean-to extension towards the weir sluice with an
external waterwheel in a pit.
INTERIOR: to centre of main range on ground-floor 2
waterwheels in situ. They are breast-shot, one being enclosed
within the building. Edge runner stones for crushing logwood.
HISTORICAL NOTE: it is possible that cotton was manufactured
on the site in the 1780s. The mill was used latterly to
process logwood which produced black dye.
The building is graded as an industrial monument of
considerable interest on account of its machinery and rarity
value in the area.
(White E: Keynsham and Saltford: Keynsham: 1990-: 22, 24 AND
25; Buchanan RA and Cossons N: The Industrial Archaeology of
The Bristol Region: Newton Abbot: 1969-: 53, 73; BIAS Journal:
Bristol: 1974-; Day J: Bristol Glass: The History of the
Industry: Newton Abbot: 1973-).
Listing NGR: ST6564767908
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