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Description: Haughton Mill House, Haughton Mill Cottage and Storage Building Between
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239996
OS Grid Reference: NY9214372904
OS Grid Coordinates: 392143, 572904
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0506, -2.1245
NY 97 SW
2/237 Haughton Mill House,
Cottage, and storage
Offices and drying shed of paper mill founded 1788 by Captain William Smith;
cottage at west end mid-C19. Now two dwellings with garage and storage between
and partly above. Squared stone with brick 1st floor, cut and tooled quoins
and dressings, cottage coursed rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings.
Welsh slate roof except for stone slates to eaves of main building, which has
South elevation: Main part 2 storeys, 5 + 3 + 4 bays with pedimented centre
set slightly forward. Central flush-panelled door in rusticated surround with
heavy triple keystone; 16-pane sash windows (some renewed) under wedge lintels
on ground floor. 1st-floor drying shed has large wood-slatted openings, the
central one round-arched, those in right part bricked-up and 12-pane sashes (2
renewed) inserted. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks and flanking stack to right.
Cottage to left 2 storeys, 2 bays. Central rebated segmental arch with inserted
Yorkshire sash window under 6-pane overlight. Fixed 12-pane casement on left;
4-pane sashes to right and in gabled half dormers above. Stepped-and-banded
end stacks. Included for group value.
Historical note. French assignats were forged here in 1793, to lower the value
of the currency of the revolutionary French government. The mill had ceased
working by 1888.
Listing NGR: NY9214372904
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Source: English Heritage
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