Home Mills Main Block, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 (Grade II)

Home Mills Main Block is a grade two (II) listed building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14. It was first listed in 1976.

About Home Mills Main Block

COURT STREET 1. 5411 (North West Side) Home Mills Main Block ST 8557 7/20


Circa 1862-3. Designed by Charles Underwood of Clifton. 4 storey mill block. 8+3 bays on boasted stone plinth. Ground floor ashlar, upper floors brick with brick-size Bath stone quoins and alternate voussoirs to 1st and 2nd floor windows. Stone cill bands, returned as stone courses over corner piers and dividing piers, stone courses just below impost level and below coping. Segmental headed windows with flat hipped voussoir arches. Cast iron casement grids with knop joints. Ground floor windows in recessed reveals; 3rd floor and some 2nd floor windows with concrete lintels (result of 1931 fire). Doorway in 4th bay from left. 3 bay block at east end projects 1 bay; same general design. Originally 5 storeys with each range of windows set in giant arched recess; reduced after 1931 fire leaving wall strips. Pediments on projecting wings at east end and decorated top of stair tower (on north side) removed at that time.

The listed Mills in Court Street form an industrial group with Home Mill Buildings, Castle Factory and The Chapel (Offices of Samuel Salter and Co Ltd).

Where is Home Mills Main Block?

Home Mills Main Block is located on Court Street, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 85543 57968
Easting, Northing385543, 157968.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.320634, -2.208842
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021558
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