TF1209 : Molecey's Mill and the Granary near Market Deeping

taken 5 years ago, near to Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Molecey's Mill and the Granary near Market Deeping
Molecey's Mill and the Granary near Market Deeping
Mill, house and granary, now 2 houses. 1773 granary with early C19 refronting of mill, and C20 alterations. Late C18 L shaped block with water wheel to rear. Squared limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings, and banded work to sides and granary. Collyweston slate roof with raised stone coped gables. Single gable and ridge stacks. 3 storey and garret, 5 bay front having plain parapet. Off-centre 6 panelled door with traceried fanlight, panelled reveals, moulded architrave with key and impost blocks. Covered by Doric columned portico, tetrastyle, with triglyph frieze and modillioned cornice, low pediment to centre bay only, lead covered, flanked by single tripartite glazing bar sashes. To first and second floor central glazing bar sashes are flanked by single similar windows. To left the mill building has an off-centre C20 panelled door flanked by leaded 2 light casements with to right a similar 3 light window. The upper floors have pairs of 2 light windows. Attached to the left is an advanced and gabled granary block of 3 storeys plus garret. In the ground floor a blocked door is flanked by a 2 light glazing bar casement and upper floors each have a single similar window. All windows have ashlar lintels with keystones. In the gable an ashlar datestone with initials JME and date 1773. 2 bay side front with similar windows. The water wheel chamber to rear has pantile roof with on the ridge a wooden turret. Stick baluster stair with carved string. Early C19 joinery details. Cl7 undershot water wheel modified C19,survives intact and is in working order; it is the only example in Lincolnshire of Poncelot's improved design. Grinding wheels and stones with wooden shaft. Mill retains all floors and beams. Source: N. R. Wright. Taken from LinkExternal link
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TF1209, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Granary  Water-Mill 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1244 0982 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.4657N 0:20.3074W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1243 0985
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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