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Priory Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Monk Bretton, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5525 / 53°33'9"N

Longitude: -1.4401 / 1°26'24"W

OS Eastings: 437191

OS Northings: 406354

OS Grid: SE371063

Mapcode National: GBR LWDC.07

Mapcode Global: WHDCQ.VYFY

Entry Name: Priory Mill

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333721

Location: Barnsley, S71

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Monk Bretton

Built-Up Area: Barnsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lundwood St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE30NE BARNSLEY GRANGE LANE
(west side),
Cundy Cross
4/34 Priory Mill
GV II
Priory mill. Possibly C13 origin, heavily remodelled or rebuilt in 1635
by Sir William Armyne, with C19 alterations and roof. Squared, deeply-coursed
stone. Welsh slate roof to right, stone slate roof to left. Long rectangular
plan the part to right breaking forward. Two storeys. The elevation to the
road has, to the left part,a wide entrance with deep square lintel on imposts.
Altered double-chamfered openings to the left of this include a 2-light window.
A continuous hoodmould follows the openings. The projecting right part has
various altered double-chamfered openings with continuous hoodmould with spiral
stop at right end. The upper floor is C19. The rear elevation has a round-arched
opening to left and a wide square-headed opening to right, both for water courses
at ground-floor level. Two 2-light double-chamfered windows (one possibly reset)
to 1st floor. Near the centre is the remains of a possible external chimney
breast.

Interior: A symmetrical arrangement with a small chamber to each end containing
a wheel pit. In the central chamber are mountings for the machinery.
The mill was powered by water brought by a leat from the River Dearne. A large
stone drain led from the leat to the Monk Bretton Priory (q.v.) where it flushed
the kitchen and reredorter and then returned to the leat.

Rose Graham and R. Gilyard-Beer, Monk Bretton Priory, Yorkshire,
D. of E. Official Handbook, 1966.


Listing NGR: SE3719106354

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