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© Mr Arthur A. Chapman FRICS

IoE Number: 32730
Location: PRISTON MILL AND ATTACHED POND, DAM AND WALLS,
  PRISTON, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Arthur A. Chapman FRICS
Date Photographed: 02 September 1999
Date listed: 13 December 1985
Date of last amendment: 13 December 1985
Grade II

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ST 66 SEPRISTON C.P.PRISTON MILL2/37Priston Mill and attached pond, damand walls

ST 66 SE PRISTON C.P. PRISTON MILL 2/37 Priston Mill and attached pond, dam and walls G.V. II Watermill on an ancient site, now all late C18/early C19. Rubble with freestone dressings and quoins, ashlar, double roman tile roofs with raised coped verges. 4 storeys, 2 windows all 3-light, outer 2 shuttered in segmental heads with keystones, ground floor has similar central door and double doors to right, all under 2 gables with obelisk finials; north elevation has 3 storeys, 2 windows, as front but only 2-light, at left, up flight of 3 steps are similar double doors under C20 lean-to porch, at right down steps is opening to wheel pit; south elevation has 4 storey, top floor blank, 3 windows, all 2-light casements as elsewhere, to right one is blocked, one half blocked, to left is wheel pit opening; west elevation shows only 2 storeys, similar details, windows above, doors below, remainder, including former window heads, obscured by pond dam walls, adjacent to mill and about 8 metres westward on the north side these are of ashlar, remainder flanking long, thin pond are of rubble. Interior: large cast iron overshot pitchback wheel drives complete works, wallower on oak shaft drives great spur wheel which drives pair of stones above; hoist traps remain; all in working order.

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