Description: Jowett Saw Mill
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334128
OS Grid Reference: SE2730207833
OS Grid Coordinates: 427302, 407833
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5664, -1.5892
SE 20 SE CAWTHORNE BARK HOUSE LANE
3/2 Jowett Saw Mill
House, formerly corn mill and later a saw mill. Early to mid C19, the wheel
installed in 1854, the main part of the building being added in 1858. C20
restoration. Coursed squared stone, pitch-faced to 1858 range which is
rendered at rear and has a brick rear wing. Stone slate roof. Two-storey
early block, the rest single storey with attic and dormers. L-shaped 1858
range with the early block breaking forward at the right end. The early
block: the front has 2 bays of 2-light gothic arched windows. Ornamental
ashlar stack to right end. Round-arched opening at rear into wheel house.
Left gable has a large, low-level doorway with lintel supported on corbels,
with a first floor doorway above.
The 1858 range in Tudor style has rock-faced quoins to corners, bay divisions
and window and door openings. The main range is of 6 bays, numbers 3 and 5
being plain. Nos 2, 4 and 6 are set back slightly. 2-light windows with
round-arched lights to bays 1 and 4. Round-arched door openings to bays 2
and 6, the former now glazed. Excellent square, twisted stacks, with tripled
flues to left, and a single flue to centre. Left return gable has 2 bays of
2-light windows, as front, and a tablet reading in raised letters:
The rear is in a different style with 3 large round-arched openings (now part
blocked) above each of which is a later dormer. The similarly treated wing
(without dormers) projects at left side.
Interior of early block: Inside the left end of the building is the wheel
house with a breast shot wheel approximately 4 metres in diameter and 2
metres wide with cast-iron sides and wooden paddles.
Listing NGR: SE2730207833
Source: English Heritage
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