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Water Mill Adjoining and to North West of Mill Farmhouse, Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth

Description: Water Mill Adjoining and to North West of Mill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333808

OS Grid Reference: SE2492806269
OS Grid Coordinates: 424928, 406269
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5525, -1.6252

Location: New Road, Penistone, Barnsley S36 7GE

Locality: Gunthwaite and Ingbirchworth
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S36 7GE

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
2/28 Water mill
adjoining and
to north-west of
Mill Farmhouse
Former water mill. Cl7 origin , predominantly late C18. Coursed, squared rubble,
Welsh slate roof. L-shaped plan. Two storeys, three lst-floor windows. The
gabled main part of the building, on left, has a large entrance with wooden lintel
and quoined surround, a 2-light flat-faced mullion window to each floor including
gable apex, and a former 2-light window (mullion removed) to 1st floor. The right
end of the building is lower, and has 2 entrances (one part-blocked) with
quoined surrounds, and a 2-light window, as before,to 1st floor. Further to right
are additions not of special interest. Rear: the lower part to left has ground
floor below ground level and entrances into upper floor. The main part to right
has a 48 bucket, cast-iron, 20 feet diamenter pitch-back wheel, fed by a goit from
a mill pond to the west. The wooden buckets have mainly gone.
Interior: corn grinding machinery survives, the main pinion driving 4 planet-wheels
each with stones. One set has gone and only one set is still operative (last used
in 1956). Hoists, shutes, sieves etc. still survive.

Listing NGR: SE2492806269

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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