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Description: Olive Wheel Mill
Date Listed: 15 October 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 335335
OS Grid Reference: SK3045489451
OS Grid Coordinates: 430454, 389451
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4010, -1.5434
SK38NW BRADFIELD BLACK LANE
14/11 Olive Wheel Mill
Mill. Mid C19. Coursed, squared gritstone, Welsh slate roofs.
3 parallel ranges with another shorter range to left rear, all
attached. To left another attached range of buildings roofed at
right angles, the rear part derelict. Single storey. Entrance
elevation has large boarded doors to left with 3 boarded-up
windows to right with lintels cut to resemble voussoirs and keystones.
Another large doorway to far right with 3-centred, 2-piece keyed arch.
Rear : two medium-sized cast iron overshot waterwheels on separate
off-set axles, each with cast iron pentrough above. In the mill
wall behind a massive gritstone door surround, with relieving arch
over, allowed access to wheel from inside the works. Derelict part
of building,formerly grinding mill, retains drive gear but is without
any roof structure. Dam survives, brick-arched tailrace passes beneath
mill buildings. Originally built as a paper mill and grinding mill.
Listing NGR: SK3045489451
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Source: English Heritage
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