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Latitude: 54.3906 / 54°23'26"N
Longitude: -1.8801 / 1°52'48"W
OS Eastings: 407881
OS Northings: 499465
OS Grid: SE078994
Mapcode National: GBR HK9N.RV
Mapcode Global: WHC6B.2WZY
Entry Name: Upper Mill
Listing Date: 9 December 1969
Last Amended: 21 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1179650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 322007
Location: Marrick, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Marrick
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
MARRICK MARRICK SMELTING
SE 09 NE
17/69 Upper Mill (Formerly
listed as Marrick Upper
9.12.69 Mill (and chimney)
Lead smelting mill. Possibly 1782 but may be later. Rubble, largely of drystone
construction. Rectangular in plan, single storey. Projecting through-stones.
Flat-headed doorway. Interior: 2 segmental arches in ashlar sandstone for rever-
beratory hearths, from which rises a chimney. This is in plan a large rectangle,
and has a section in brickwork, indicating 2 stages of heightening. There is
a wheelchamber behind the chimney for a waterwheel about 7 metres in diameter.
One the site of a smelting mill in existence at least by 1782, built around the
chimney of Lower Mill (qv). (Arthur Raistrick, The Lead Industry of Wensleydale
and Swaledale, 1975). Disused and in ruins at time of re-survey. Scheduled as
an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SE0788199465
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