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Newsham Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Newsham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4847 / 54°29'4"N

Longitude: -1.8332 / 1°49'59"W

OS Eastings: 410900

OS Northings: 509941

OS Grid: NZ109099

Mapcode National: GBR HJML.X4

Mapcode Global: WHC5Y.TJ6T

Entry Name: Newsham Mill

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322797

Location: Newsham, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Newsham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Ravensworth

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 10 NW

MILL LANE (west side),
Newsham Mill


Disused watermill, partly converted as pottery. Probably 1656 with later
alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor openings.
Quoins. Ground floor, from left: small low-level opening lighting gearing
chamber; added external stone steps; blocked single-light window in dressed
stone surround; board door under deep irregularly-shaped lintel supported on
imposts, on the left is graffito "DL", on the right are 2 recessed panels,
the left damaged and inscribed "[I]656", the right "WI 1807", with strange
symbols on space in between panels; larger single-light window with dressed
stone surround. First floor, from left: board door under timber lintel;
sash window with glazing bars under timber lintel. 2 roof lights. Single-
storey outbuilding to right not of special interest. Left return: cast-iron
skeleton of overshot water-wheel. Right return: recessed panel on quoin
inscribed "WH 175[?]". Interior: on ground floor, pitwheel and spur-gearing
in wooden hurst with ark; on first floor a pair of peak stones in tun; drive to oat
dresser; mechanism for sack-hoist. The mill survives almost complete and
represents a relatively early phase of corn watermills in North Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: NZ1090009941

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