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Castle Mill, Quernmore

Description: Castle Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182246

OS Grid Reference: SD5200460899
OS Grid Coordinates: 352004, 460899
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0418, -2.7344

Location: Littledale Road, Quernmere, Lancashire LA2 9EP

Locality: Quernmore
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9EP

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Listing Text


5/182 Castle Mill

- II

Corn mill, now used as farm building, 1818. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
2 and 3 storeys. North-west wall has C20th lean-to at left. Further right
are 2 bays having sashed windows with plain stone surrounds on the 1st and 2nd
floors. On the ground floor is a 2-light window with plain stone surround,
square mullion, and glazing bars. To its left is a door with plain stone
surround. Projecting forwards at the right are the stone walls which house a
34½-foot-diameter 4-foot-wide pitchback water wheel with wooden buckets, rim
drive, and metal arms and tie bars. At the rear is a wide barn entrance at
1st floor level, reached by a ramp, and a wing containing a drying kiln.
Interior said to have complete mill machinery, including mill wheels. Price,
J.W.A., The Industrial Archaeology of the Lune Valley, Lancaster, 1983.

Listing NGR: SD5200460899

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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