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Water Mill Inn, Bewerley

Description: Water Mill Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 331145

OS Grid Reference: SE1476466418
OS Grid Coordinates: 414764, 466418
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0935, -1.7757

Location: Grange Lane, Stonebeck Down, North Yorkshire HG3 5HL

Locality: Bewerley
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 5HL

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Listing Text

SE 16 NW (west side)

2/17 Water Mill Inn


- II

Water-mill, now public house. c1860, wheel installed 1904. Coursed squared
gritstone, grey slate roof. 2 storeys, 12 bays. C20 gabled porch bay 9;
glazed carriage arch to right. C20 20-pane centre-hinged windows to ground
floor, with two 4-pane sashes far right. 16-pane centre-hinged windows to
first floor, all with projecting sills, plain lintels. Stone gutter
brackets. Gable coping, end stacks and ridge stack bay 9. Large water-
wheel attached left gable end, with stone steps giving access to hub and
header tank. The building was formerly known as Foster Beck Mill and was
newly built in 1864. The wheel is a 30 horse-power high-breast shot wheel
with a rim drive, 35 x 5 feet. The mill was built for spinning twine or
linen yarns and was later producing twine. It closed down in 1966 by which
time the wheel had been driven by a diesel engine. B Jennings, A History of
Nidderdale, 1967, pp 256, 264.

Listing NGR: SE1476466418

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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