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Jowett Saw Mill, Cawthorne

Description: Jowett Saw Mill

Grade: II
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

Location: Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AW

Locality: Cawthorne
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4AW

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Listing Text

(West side)

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

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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