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Danby Mill and Mill House, Thornton Steward

Description: Danby Mill and Mill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 321736

OS Grid Reference: SE1530187032
OS Grid Coordinates: 415301, 487032
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2787, -1.7665

Location: Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire DL8 4PX

Locality: Thornton Steward
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4PX

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Listing Text


4/127 Danby Mill and Mill House


Disused corn watermill and mill house. Mill of C17, C18 and C19 date, house
of mid C19. Rubble, stone slate roofs. 3 storeys; 3-bay mill and 3-bay
house forming a right-angle. Mill has ashlar stonework to wheelchamber,
with inscription on lintel 'S. S. 1771', referring to Simon Scrope III of
Danby Hall. Recessed bay to right with original mill entrance with altered
wide chamfered quoined ashlar surround, bearing graffiti dating from 1688.
Window openings have deep ashlar lintels. Hipped roof. Rear elevation: C18
door surround with interrupted jambs and keystone. Interior: undershot
waterwheel, spur gearing with 2 pairs millstones and crown wheel. House:
central ashlar doorcase with moulded surround, paterae at upper corners and
simple cornice, 5-panel door. 4-pane sash windows with ashlar sills and
lintels. End stack to right.

Listing NGR: SE1530187032

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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