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Record details

BCC record ID:0287100000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Eleventh to nineteenth century records of Town Mill, used as a paper-mill in the eighteenth century and a corn mill in the nineteenth
Grid Reference:SU 95310 97530
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) PAPER MILL (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • (Former) CORN MILL (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • (Former) WATERMILL (11th Century to 19th Century - 1000 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Plan Form - L SHAPED
PERHAPS 1 OF 3 DOMESDAY MILLS IN AMERSHAM (B1). LORDS MILL IN 1665 (B8). PAPER MILL IN 1776 (B4); CORN MILL IN 1878 ( B5). PRESENT 2-STOREY BUILDING DATES FROM C. 1700 WHEN NEW 'PITT WHEEL' & 'NEW STONE' PUT IN (B6,9).
Detailed historical notes, 1930s condition and photograph. Disused in 2006 (B11)

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 2871..
<2>Map: Thomas Jefferys. 1770. [Map of] The County of Buckingham. Printed map. Linen. 1 inch:1 mile.
<3>Map: Andrew Bryant. 1825. Map of the County of Buckinghamshire. Printed map. Linen. 1.5 inches:1 mile.
<4>Bibliographic reference: SHORTER A H PAPER MILLS AND PAPER MAKERS IN ENGLAND 1495-1800.
<5>Map: OS 6 INCH MAP 1878-1883 (1ST EDN)..
<6>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P6.
<7>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P142.
<8>Bibliographic reference: ANON 1940 MILLING FARMING AND TIMBER AGREEMENTS AT AMERSHAM RECSOFBUCKS13PP461-462".".
<9>Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 99 NE 15 (FILED).
<10>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Buckinghamshire: Chiltern District: Parishes of Amersham, Chesham Bois and Coleshill.
<11>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.199-200

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13590: Site visit

Related monuments

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council