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Furnace Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwysbach, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.233 / 53°13'58"N

Longitude: -3.8028 / 3°48'10"W

OS Eastings: 279762

OS Northings: 372181

OS Grid: SH797721

Mapcode National: GBR 64.06QN

Mapcode Global: WH65B.KZBW

Entry Name: Furnace Mill

Listing Date: 23 June 1967

Last Amended: 12 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Located on the eastern bank of the Afon Hiraethllyn, within The Dell, some 200m SW of Bodnant House; set against the slope of a hill.

County: Conwy

Community: Eglwysbach (Eglwys-bach)

Community: Eglwysbach

Locality: Bodnant Gardens

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Exterior

Estate flour mill built in simple Italianate classical style in 1837. 5-bay, storeyed symmetrical building with central entrance; of rubble with sandstone dressings and a shallow, hipped slate roof, deep eaves. Arched openings to the ground floor with projecting springing and keystones; recessed dressed voussoirs beneath arch-rings. Recessed, boarded and studded door via 3 slate steps; 36-pane iron-framed square windows with blind tympana and projecting cills. Segmental heads to upper windows as before; 30-pane iron-framed windows. Entrance as before to L side with stepped access alongside retaining wall beyond, giving upper access at rear.

Interior

The interior was not inspected during the survey (May 1996).

Reasons for Listing

A well-conceived C19 mill building of simple elegance.

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