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Danby Mill and Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2787 / 54°16'43"N

Longitude: -1.7665 / 1°45'59"W

OS Eastings: 415301

OS Northings: 487032

OS Grid: SE153870

Mapcode National: GBR JL3Y.CZ

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.TQZ7

Entry Name: Danby Mill and Mill House

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321736

Location: Thornton Steward, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Thornton Steward

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


4/127 Danby Mill and Mill House


Disused corn watermill and mill house. Mill of C17, C18 and C19 date, house
of mid C19. Rubble, stone slate roofs. 3 storeys; 3-bay mill and 3-bay
house forming a right-angle. Mill has ashlar stonework to wheelchamber,
with inscription on lintel 'S. S. 1771', referring to Simon Scrope III of
Danby Hall. Recessed bay to right with original mill entrance with altered
wide chamfered quoined ashlar surround, bearing graffiti dating from 1688.
Window openings have deep ashlar lintels. Hipped roof. Rear elevation: C18
door surround with interrupted jambs and keystone. Interior: undershot
waterwheel, spur gearing with 2 pairs millstones and crown wheel. House:
central ashlar doorcase with moulded surround, paterae at upper corners and
simple cornice, 5-panel door. 4-pane sash windows with ashlar sills and
lintels. End stack to right.

Listing NGR: SE1530187032

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