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Dewhurst's Mill, Skipton

Description: Dewhurst's Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 323426

OS Grid Reference: SD9852651511
OS Grid Coordinates: 398526, 451511
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9597, -2.0239

Location: Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1RU

Locality: Skipton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 1RU

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Listing Text


SD 9851 1/163 (North side)

II Western Block of Dewhirst's Mill

The address and the map reference shall be amended to read:

SP/194 (North side)

Dewhurst's Mill
The description shall be amended to read:

Mill for the spinning and weaving of cotton and the manufacture of sewing thread.
1867-70. Coursed stone with rusticated quoins, hipped slate and glazed skylight
roofs on bracketed eaves. Massive grouping of main rectangular western block with
detached brick chimney to rear, U-shaped eastern range linked to third mill with
canted west end across Brewery Lane by inclined cast iron bridges with enriched
round-headed glazing. Main block 20x8 bays, 5 storeys glazed with 4-pane casement
windows in plain square frames. Dentilled string courses at sill levels of 1st and
3rd storeys. Main entrance to east has rusticated pyramid capped gate piers.
shaped eastern range has 5 storey 5-bay gable ends facing Broughton Road with 3
round-headed windows in gable apex; 10x15 bay elevations to courtyard of 5 storeys
with later asymmetrical additions. 3rd mill to east of Brewery Lane of 4 storeys,
7 bays and water tower in north west corner with bracketed cornice. North-east
water tower to western block has hipped roof and iron belvedere with bracketed
cornice. The whole complex forms a group.

(North Side)

Western block of
Dewhirst's Mill
SD 9851 1/163


Late Victorian. Stone, rusticated quoins, hipped slate roof, eaves on brackets.
5 storeys. Long western block has 20 windows on each floor facing the road, and
6 windows on return end. Dentilled strings at sill level of 1st and 3rd floors.

Listing NGR: SD9852651511

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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