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Description: East Mill
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238688
OS Grid Reference: NZ2057386426
OS Grid Coordinates: 420573, 586426
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1717, -1.6785
MORPETH A 197
NZ 2086 (South side)
Corn mill and miller's house, the mill now used as workshop. C18 water mill
with earlier core, given engine and boilerhouse early C19. Extended as full
power-driven mill 1892. House early C19. Ashlar with Welsh slate roofs.
Brick chimneys. In 3 sections:
To west the original water mill. 4 storeys, 3 bays. On ground floor stable-
type door with wood lintel dated 1798; to right the entry for the mill race.
1st and 2nd floor C20 door and windows in original openings. 3rd floor is
C19 heightening and has 6-pane casements. Gabled roof; the rear pitch, which
was not heightened has reverse-stepped gable;brick end stack. Attached to
right a tall, square, brick engine-house chimney with single-storey engine
house attached to right.
Centre section of 1892. 4 storeys, 4 bays with 16-pane casements divided by
flat pilasters. Corbel table and flat roof.
To east the miller's house, formerly house, tack room and cottage. 3 storeys,
2 and 3 bays. Original house to right has central 6-panel door with 6-pane
overlight and wooden hood on brackets. Canted bay window to left and 16-pane
sash to right. 12-pane sashes above. Gabled roof with flat coping and end
stacks. Cottage attached to left has broad doorway into former tackroom on
left, and 12-pane sashes.
Rear of 1892 section has segmental-arched loading bay in 3rd bay. Inscribed on
top floor "NEW PROCESS FLOUR MILLS 1892".
Interior of C18 section has C17 doorway with Tudor-arched lintel, and 2 blocked
C17 windows. Early C20 water wheel.
Listing NGR: NZ2057386426
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Source: English Heritage
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