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Description: High Mill
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 327067
OS Grid Reference: SE9877084903
OS Grid Coordinates: 498770, 484903
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2503, -0.4856
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WEST AYTON MILL LANE
8/42 High Mill
Watermill. c1800 with earlier origins. Coursed rubble sandstone, with
hammered stone dressings; slate roof. 3-storey, 3-window central block
flanked by 2-storey pent wings, with further (rebuilt) single storey lean-to
to-left. Irregular quoins. Central board stable door beneath divided
overlight to 3-storey block. Wide cart opening with heavy timber lintel to
wing on left and similar opening to lean-to. Wing to right originally
housed the undershot mill wheel. Pivoting windows throughout, some
replacements and some retaining original iron glazing bars. All openings
have heavy lintels and quoined jambs. The central second floor opening is
blocked by a recessed panel carved with the Hewlay arms. Coped gables and
end left stack. Interior: cast iron fluted columns with caps and bases
support floor beams to all upper floors. Iron brackets survive as
strengthening members to the roof trusses.
Listing NGR: SE9877084903
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Source: English Heritage
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