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Newsham Mill, Newsham

Description: Newsham Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322797

OS Grid Reference: NZ1089909944
OS Grid Coordinates: 410899, 509944
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4847, -1.8333

Location: High Lane, Newsham, North Yorkshire DL11 7RD

Locality: Newsham
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7RD

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:-

NZ 10 NW Newsham MILL LANE
(West Side)

5/96 Newsham Mill

- II

The sentence "also equipment relating to erstwhile generation of electricity"
shall be deleted from the description.


(west side)

5/96 Newsham Mill

- II

Disused watermill, partly converted as pottery. Probably 1656 with later
alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor openings.
Quoins. Ground floor, from left: small low-level opening lighting gearing
chamber; added external stone steps; blocked single-light window in dressed
stone surround; board door under deep irregularly-shaped lintel supported on
imposts, on the left is graffito "DL", on the right are 2 recessed panels,
the left damaged and inscribed "[I]656", the right "WI 1807", with strange
symbols on space in between panels; larger single-light window with dressed
stone surround. First floor, from left: board door under timber lintel;
sash window with glazing bars under timber lintel. 2 roof lights. Single-
storey outbuilding to right not of special interest. Left return: cast-iron
skeleton of overshot water-wheel. Right return: recessed panel on quoin
inscribed "WH 175[?]". Interior: on ground floor, pitwheel and spur-gearing
in wooden hurst with ark, also equipment relating to erstwhile generation of
electricity; on first floor a pair of peak stones in tun; drive to oat
dresser; mechanism for sack-hoist. The mill survives almost complete and
represents a relatively early phase of corn watermills in North Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: NZ1089909944

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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