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Watermill and Attached Outhouse, Tealby

Description: Watermill and Attached Outhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 196408

OS Grid Reference: TF1503590023
OS Grid Coordinates: 515035, 390023
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3945, -0.2715

Location: Thorpe Lane, Tealby, Lincolnshire LN8 3YE

Locality: Tealby
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN8 3YE

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/51 Watermill and
attached outhouse (formerly
1.11.66 listed as Tealby Thorpe Water
G.V. II* Mill, Tealby Thorpe)

Watermill. C17. c1760, C19. Coursed ironstone rubble, red
brick, pantile roof with decorated eaves. 3 storey, 4 irregular
bay front with long, single storey outhouse at right angles
dividing the 2 bays to the left from the other bays. 2 mid C19
bays to left with large opening with 3 centred head containing
waterwheel and millrace. Above are 2 openings with segmental
heads, that to the left a sliding sash with glazing bars, that to
the right with wooden shutters. 2 shuttered openings above.
Above the outhouse roof is a sliding sash with wood lintel. C17
rubble wall up to first floor level to right of outhouse with
large doorway with wooden lintel and plank stable doors. Early
C19 red brick above. Loading platform in front of doorway has
several re-used mill-stones embedded in it. Interior machinery
intact and in good working condition. Machinery design of c1760
with combined use of timber and iron. Ground floor has the main
waterwheel with oak axle, cast iron rim (renewed in 1967), iron
hub, and wood and iron buckets. Both the 2 valves are in working
order. Pit wheel, mounted on main waterwheel axle drives the
bevel gear on the vertical shaft. The spur wheel, with wooden
spurs and iron rim and cogs drives the stone nuts with wood
teeth. On the grinding floor above are 2 sets of grinding stones.
To the left, the French Burr stones for flour, to the right,
Derbyshire Greystones for animal food. Grain from hoppers on
top floor has access to shoe vibrated by damsel. Shute for meal
to descend to ground floor. Kibbling mill and oat roller also
on first floor. Top floor for drying and storing corn with
pulleys intact.

Listing NGR: TF1503590023

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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