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Felton Mill, Thirston

Description: Felton Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236801

OS Grid Reference: NU1827400062
OS Grid Coordinates: 418274, 600062
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2943, -1.7138

Location: 2 The Mill, Felton NE65 9EA

Locality: Thirston
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9EA

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Listing Text

NU 1800
(West end, off)
12/132 Felton Mill
31/12/69 II

Water Mill, C18 and early C19. Rubble with roughly-tooled and shaped quoins
and dressings to C18 part, and tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings to C19
part.; (except for rock-faced dressings to millrace openings). Welsh slate
roof. Plan: C18 part is a 2-storey range set at right-angles to river;
attached L-plan 4-storey C19 part with 2-storey wing beyond.

North-west elevation: Main part 4 + 2 storeys, 3 + 2 bays. Taller C19 part
has one ground-floor and two lst-floor doors; window openings with slightly-
projecting sills; most carpentry gone. Hipped roof with small stepped-and-
banded lateral stack near left end. Right part is gable end of C18 block: 2
doorways with windows above. All openings in alternating-block surrounds.
Set back to left is 2-storey, 2-bay C19 wing with metal ridge vent.

4-bay left return shows 9-pane casements and 16-pane Yorkshire sashes; lower
part of left bays behind wing. 7-window right return shows broad segmental
arch to head-race.

Rear elevation, to river: C19 part shows projecting right bay; 2-storey
pent-roofed addition on inner return has segmental tail-race arch, 16-pane
Yorkshire sash and pigeon holes with alighting shelves in end wall.

Similar tail-race arch at foot of C18 range on left.

Interior being remodelled as dwellings at time of survey; 3 undershot
waterwheels in process of being broken up.

Listing NGR: NU1827400062

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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