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Bedgreave New Mill, Wales

Description: Bedgreave New Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 December 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 335866

OS Grid Reference: SK4535582765
OS Grid Coordinates: 445355, 382765
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3399, -1.3203

Location: Pithouse Lane, Wales, Rotherham S20 2PS

Locality: Wales
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S20 2PS

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Listing Text

(west side, off)
Wales Bar
4/115 Bedgreave New Mill
5.12.75 (formerly listed as
Bedgreave Mill)


Corn mill now visitors' centre to country park. Probably mid-late C18, later
addition of engine house, restored and partly reconstructed c1982. Rubble and
ashlar sandstone, gables rebuilt in brick; C20 pantile roof. T-shaped plan with
mill forming cross-wing on left, lower range (now cafeteria) on right with later
engine house in rear angle. Mill: 2 storeys with loft, 2 windows and door to
1st floor. Large quoins. Ground floor has boarded door in bonded surround
flanked by C20 casements with small panes and thick glazing bars in square-faced
surrounds. 1st floor: wooden-framed door flanked by windows as below. Wooden-
linteled casement to brick gable which has shaped kneelers and renewed ashlar
copings. Range on right: single-storey. Large, quoined waggon entrance on left
has boarded infill with part-glazed double doors, 4 part-glazed doors and one
casement on right all beneath plain lintels. Rear: brick 1-storey engine house
has separate roof.

Interior: late-C19 machinery in bagging room of mill (in cross-wing) - gearing
and vertical shafts to 2 sets of millstones on 1st floor, horizontal screw
conveyor takes produce to a bagging point. A new mill pond is recorded in the
enclosure award of 1768 which may also be the date of the New Mill. Originally
driven by water power until converted to steam c1886 following seepage from the
mill race into mine workings. The remaining machinery indicates a final use as
a provender mill prior to closure in 1947. Focal point of this important mill

Listing NGR: SK4535582765

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Source: English Heritage

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