Monument record 0284900000 - ELLESBOROUGH MILL

Summary

Site of eighteenth century watermill destroyed by fire in the early twentieth century and subsequently demolished.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Complex of millponds and leats and site of 18th century watermill

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Type and Period (2)

  • WATERMILL (Demolished before 1946, 18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)
  • CORN MILL (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

1788 WATERMILL MARKED APPROX AT NGR (B1).
POSSE COMITATUS RECORDS 2 MILLERS AT ELLESBOROUGH (B2).
OS MARKS 'ELLESBOROUGH MILL (CORN)' AT NGR (B3).
BRICK & SLATE, 3 STORIED BUILDING. FIRE IN 1933/34 BUILDING GUTTED. MILL CLEARED & USED AS GARAGE BEFORE COMPLETE DEMOLITION (B6).
Detailed historical notes and 1930s condition (B8).
Desk-based assessment includes photos and description of the mill ponds, dams and leats surviving on the site (B9).

Sources (9)

  • <1>SBC6714 Map: Thomas Jefferys. 1770. [Map of] The County of Buckingham. Printed map. Linen. 1 inch:1 mile.
  • <2>SBC12380 Bibliographic reference: POSSE COMITATUS 1798 (MS AT BRO L/P/15&16).
  • <3>SBC1967 Map: Andrew Bryant. 1825. Map of the County of Buckinghamshire. Printed map. Linen. 1.5 inches:1 mile.
  • <4>SBC10184 Map: OS 1877/85 1:10560 1ST EDITION MAP.
  • <5>SBC15367 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 P331.
  • <6>SBC5454 Unpublished document: FREESE S 1946 MS NIOTES.
  • <7>SBC14537 Bibliographic reference: SHORTER A H 1957 PAPER MILLS & PAPER MAKERS IN ENG LAND 1495-1800 P129.
  • <8>SBC23045 Bibliographic reference: Michael Farley, Edward Legg and James Venn (eds). 2007. The Watermills of Buckinghamshire: A 1930s account by Stanley Freese with original photographs. pp.120-121.
  • <9>SBC24459 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2014. Ellesborough Mill: Desk Based Assessment.

Location

Grid reference SP 83140 07140 (point)
Civil Parish ELLESBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Sep 9 2014 6:15PM

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