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Former Corn and Saw Mill with Smithy at Moss House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wennington, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.132 / 54°7'55"N

Longitude: -2.5825 / 2°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 362034

OS Northings: 470837

OS Grid: SD620708

Mapcode National: GBR BNDN.PK

Mapcode Global: WH952.9DHP

Entry Name: Former Corn and Saw Mill with Smithy at Moss House

Listing Date: 24 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182533

Location: Wennington, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Wennington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

WENNINGTON SPOUT LANE
SD 67 SW
5/191 Former Corn and
Saw Mill with Smithy
at Moss House
GV II

The serial No shall be amended to read:- 5/194
In the penultimate line of the description -the (ref 5/192) shall be
amended to read (ref 5/193)

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WENNINGTON SPOUT LANE
SD 67 SW

5/191 Former Corn and
Saw Mill with
Smithy at
Moss House

GV II

Former steam-powered saw mill, corn mill, smithy and ancillary
rooms forming part of a model farm. Built 1845 by W.A.F. Saunders
of Wennington Hall. Local coursed freestone;' blue Ulverston
slate. Symmetrical 2-storeyed range, 2:4:2, the centre window
bays under a gable, with slightly recessed lean-to extensions
to left and right. Stone end stacks. Bays 2 and 7 with large
elliptically headed keyed wagon entrances giving into saw mill/
joiners' shop and straw barn respectively, with opening above.
Window and taking-in doorway to bays 1 and 8. Central block
(corn mill to left, threshing/winnowing room to right each
with separate doorways); openings to upper floors, some with
sashes with small panes. Gable opening above datestone (eroded).
Lean-to at left contained smithy with window above doorway;
lean-to right contained cart shed, now with enlarged entry.
All openings under stone lintels with stone sills. Stack and
engine house to rear. This range forms the mechanised and
food-processing unit of the farm and was completely separated
from the livestock shelters (ref.5/192) to the S, with which
it groups.


Listing NGR: SD6203470837

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