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Water Mill at West End of Farmbuildings 80 Metres West of Brocks Bushes Farmhouse, Bywell

Description: Water Mill at West End of Farmbuildings 80 Metres West of Brocks Bushes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239820

OS Grid Reference: NZ0198064024
OS Grid Coordinates: 401980, 564024
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9708, -1.9706

Location: A69, Bywell, Northumberland NE43 7UB

Locality: Bywell
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7UB

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Listing Text

NZ 06 SW NZ 01986403
10/59 Water mill at west
end of farmbuildings,
80 metres west of
Brocks Bushes


Water mill as part of planned farmbuilding layout, early C19. Rubble with
tooled quoins and dressings; C20 asbestos roof. L-plan. North elevation in
2 sections; left single-storey 3-bay part shows boarded door in chamfered
alternating-block surround, stable door in alternating-block surround and
boarded door under timber lintel. Slabbed area in front of wall is covering
of head race and wheelpit. To right, at lower level, projecting gabled bay
with rebated round arch, window above and loft window in gable; attached
revetment wall to left has arched entrance to wheelpit access tunnel.

Right return 2 storeys, 3 bays, with slatted windows. Rear elevation shows
doorway with chamfered alternating-block surround and other openings; roof
hipped to left.

Interior: wheelpit access tunnel has tooled stone barrel vault, wheelpit
faced with tooled stone; large wood-spoked waterwheel.

Attached range to east, beyond straight joints (that on south immediately
west of cart entrance) is altered, and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0198064024

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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