Description: Cornmill Approximately 30 Metres North of Mill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 327366
OS Grid Reference: SE9680189881
OS Grid Coordinates: 496801, 489881
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2954, -0.5142
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SE 98 NE HACKNESS HACKNESS TO EVERLEY ROAD
(east side, off)
6/46 Cornmill approximately 30
metres north of Mill
Cornmill and attached outbuildings. Mid C18 raised and altered in C19.
Squared sandstone on rubble plinth, with pantile roof. 2-storey, 3-bay
Mill; attached 1½-storey, 2-bay cartshed to left and other single-storey
outbuildings further to left. Plank door to centre of mill flanked by
partly blocked fixed light windows, with tripartite herringbone-tooled
lintels. Board lifting door to centre of first floor flanked by similar
windows to ground floor, with timber lintels. Tooled stone sills to all
windows. Coped gables and shaped kneelers. Cart-shed has double slatted
doors beneath heavy timber lintels to both openings. Fixed light with
timber lintel to granary above, and coped gable to left. Mill tailrace is
carried away through a vaulted stone culvert passing under the mill
buildings. Interior: the mill machinery survives intact. Wheel chamber at
rear contains overshot iron wheel, c1890, made by J and L Horsfield of
Leeds. On the first floor the main shaft is chamfered with stops. 3 sets
of stones survive, one set French burr stones, 2 with their furniture.
Gearing for subsidiary machinery survives including a well-worn tree trunk
in the attic, which formed the spindle for the sack hoist. The mill was in
operation until 1975.
Listing NGR: SE9680189881
Source: English Heritage
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