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Description: Castle Howard Estate Yard Sawmill and Engine House
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 328975
OS Grid Reference: SE7113571198
OS Grid Coordinates: 471135, 471198
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1317, -0.9128
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CONEYSTHORPE MALTON ROAD
SE 77 SW
6/19 Castle Howard Estate Yard
Sawmill and engine house
Sawmill and engine house. Early C19. Hammer-dressed sandstone, Welsh slate
roof. Parallel ranges under M-shaped roof with sawmill to left and engine
house to right, 2 storeys, gable ends to road. Left gable end: double-leaf
board door with divided fanlight in keyed elliptical-arched surround with
imposts, flanked by low openings, that to left blind, that to right boarded
and formerly the point of entry for timber. First floor: round-arched
6-pane fixed windows in keyed surrounds with imposts. Right gable end:
3-bay pedimented gable with central gable breaking forward. 2 blind square
openings to outer bays. First floor: tall blind round-arched opening
flanked by round-arched 12-pane fixed windows all in keyed stone surrounds
with imposts. Oculus to gable end. Interior: sawmill contains circular saw
straddling railway lines with 2 bogeys, originally moved by pulleys, which
carried timber from entrance to saw. All power came from steam engine in
engine house. Brick extension to rear not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE7113771200
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Source: English Heritage
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