Listed Building: THE GRANARY (280325)

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Grade II
Volume/Map/Item 280325
Date assigned 17 November 1987
Date last amended


MELLIS THE COMMON (SOUTH EAST TM 07 SE SIDE) 3/36 - The Granary GV II Former steam mill, now used as a warehouse. Mid C19. Stock brick. Corrugated sheet roofing. A square 3 x 3 bay, 4 storey and attic block with a 3 x 6 bay 2 storey and attic block forming an L on plan. Facing railway taller block has projecting vertical and horizontal brick bands articulating each bay and storey with iron tie rods at angles. Each storey has central plank doors with segmental heads, gates on upper storeys. In attic a smaller door opens onto timber lucam with ornamental bargeboarded head. Outer bays have 3-light glazing bar casements, segmental heads, some glazing bars remain, ground floor right plank doors, in attic 2 round headed slit windows, kneelers to gable parapet. Left return has similar openings, taller on first floor with vertical brick bands, projecting eaves course. Right return has upper storey 3-light openings and an extruded stack with oversailing courses to tall tapering shaft with oversailing cap. To rear all openings are for 3-light segmental headed casements, vertical bands, horizontal band to attic with doors flanking round headed openings and parapet as to front. 2 storey and attic block attached to right and projecting towards railway has 3 bay gable front. Round headed traceried openings in outer bays, doors on each storey in centre bay, wider on ground floor and narrower to top, projecting hoist beam, vertical bands, parapet. Inner return has an entrance. 6 bay outer return is plain and divided by vertical bands. To rear taller openings in outer bays, vertical bands, gable parapet. Interior: tall block has 2 stout cast iron columns with moulded capitals and bases on ground floor, engine bed, probably for an oil engine, survives, upper storeys not inspected. Lower block has similar but smaller cast iron columns on both floors disposed to articulate 3 x 6 bays. Formerly known as Robinson's Mill. (Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology in East Anglia, 1980). Listing NGR: TM0972774683

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Grid reference TM 09727 74683 (point)
Map sheet TM07SE

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