Description: Thornage Water Mill
Date Listed: 13 November 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 224125
OS Grid Reference: TG0611436754
OS Grid Coordinates: 606114, 336754
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8887, 1.0623
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TG 03 NE
2/117 Thornage Water
Water mill over River Glaven. Now derelict. Late C18/early C19. Red brick
with pantiled roof. North front: 3 storeys and attic, 3 windows to 2nd and
3rd floors under segmental arches, formerly casements; tiled coping to gable
parapets; dentil eaves cornice. Gable to west has a loading door on each
floor, each with projecting beams which once supported a platform. Remains
of a hoist above 3rd floor door. Intact machinery at the east end includes:
an undershot wheel complete with paddles; a pit wheel driving a wallower
and spur wheel connected to 3 sets of stones; a crown wheel driving a lay
shaft via a pinion wheel; a screening machine on the first floor.
Listing NGR: TG0611436754
Source: English Heritage
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