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Former Corn and Saw Mill with Smithy at Moss House, Wennington

Description: Former Corn and Saw Mill with Smithy at Moss House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 September 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 182533

OS Grid Reference: SD6203470837
OS Grid Coordinates: 362034, 470837
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1320, -2.5825

Location: Spout Lane, Wennington, Lancashire LA2 8NX

Locality: Wennington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 8NX

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW
5/191 Former Corn and
Saw Mill with Smithy
at Moss House

The serial No shall be amended to read:- 5/194
In the penultimate line of the description -the (ref 5/192) shall be
amended to read (ref 5/193)


SD 67 SW

5/191 Former Corn and
Saw Mill with
Smithy at
Moss House


Former steam-powered saw mill, corn mill, smithy and ancillary
rooms forming part of a model farm. Built 1845 by W.A.F. Saunders
of Wennington Hall. Local coursed freestone;' blue Ulverston
slate. Symmetrical 2-storeyed range, 2:4:2, the centre window
bays under a gable, with slightly recessed lean-to extensions
to left and right. Stone end stacks. Bays 2 and 7 with large
elliptically headed keyed wagon entrances giving into saw mill/
joiners' shop and straw barn respectively, with opening above.
Window and taking-in doorway to bays 1 and 8. Central block
(corn mill to left, threshing/winnowing room to right each
with separate doorways); openings to upper floors, some with
sashes with small panes. Gable opening above datestone (eroded).
Lean-to at left contained smithy with window above doorway;
lean-to right contained cart shed, now with enlarged entry.
All openings under stone lintels with stone sills. Stack and
engine house to rear. This range forms the mechanised and
food-processing unit of the farm and was completely separated
from the livestock shelters (ref.5/192) to the S, with which
it groups.

Listing NGR: SD6203470837

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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