SP7253 : Blisworth: Blisworth Mill

taken 2 years ago, near to Blisworth, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Blisworth: Blisworth Mill
Blisworth: Blisworth Mill
The mill is Grade II Listed and the English Heritage website describes it and the exterior thus:-

"Steam mill. Dated 1879. Orange colour flemish bond brick with blue engineering brick and stone dressings. Welsh slate roof with coped gable ends with moulded stone kneelers and moulded brick eaves cornice. PLAN: Large rectangular mill with east side onto canal, west side facing yard, engine house and chimney on north west corner and office on west side of yard. EXTERIOR: 4 storey attic and basement. 8-bay east elevation facing canal with giant pilasters and saw-tooth segmental arches over top windows, 25 and 20-pane cast-iron windows in segmental arch openings; some blind or blocked. Blocked basement and ground floor doorway at centre. Originally a canopy over ground floor overhanging the canal. Similar west elevation but with truncated chimney and engine house in bays 1,2 and 3, the truncated chimney with later tank on top; the engine house with similar windows, those in end gables with round arches. Similar 3-bay north and south ends, the centre bay rises into gable with round arch to left and right of which are tablets with inscription 'J Westley 1879'. Small single storey office on west side of yard with brick pilastered window bays, the doorway with pediment and C20 porch."
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7238 5338 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.4365N 0:56.5801W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7239 5334
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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