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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MALT HOUSE, MILLER'S HOUSE AND LEDWYCHE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1383674

Location

MALT HOUSE, MILLER'S HOUSE AND LEDWYCHE HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBitterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-2000

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484106

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Details

BITTERLEY

SO57NW HENLEY 482-1/5/87 Malt House, Miller's House and 29/10/86 Ledwyche House (Formerly Listed as: HENLEY Henley Mill)

GV II*

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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National Grid Reference: SO 54079 76436

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