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Description: Stone Mill
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335948
OS Grid Reference: SK5545689741
OS Grid Coordinates: 455456, 389741
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4016, -1.1674
8/73 Stone Mill
House with attached water-powered mill building. C17 origin enlarged mid C18
and C19. Coursed rubble magnesian limestone, pantile roof. 2-storey, 3-bay
house with 2-storey, 3-bay mill under lower roof on left; adjoining 2-storey
wings to rear of each part. House: central doorway with glazed door and
overlight in chamfered quoined surround with raised lintel. Flanking C20
casement windows in altered quoins. 1st floor: square-faced surround to
single-light window over door and to linking 2-light flat-faced mullioned
windows; inserted casement to left of central window. Shaped kneelers,
renewed gable copings, end stacks with offset plinths and bands. Mill
building: wide doorway on right has ashlar surround flanked on left by small
window with square-faced surround and on right by casement; lst-floor door
over. Straight joint indicates end bay on left over former wheel pit is
later; it has external steps with landing over archway into wheel pit and
segmentally-arched doorway over. Rear: altered 2-storey wing to house
adjoined on right by wing to mill probably of C17 but heightened, its right
return is ashlar-faced indicating position of former water wheel; water
course later altered to flow beneath end of mill. Interior: raised platform
for 2 sets of stone in left end of building. Main shaft of another wheel in
rear wing. Rear wall of mill building encases a timber wall post thus
indicating a long history of will development on this site.
Listing NGR: SK5545689741
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Source: English Heritage
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