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Upper Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Marrick, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322007

Location: Marrick, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Marrick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

MARRICK MARRICK SMELTING
SE 09 NE
Mills
17/69 Upper Mill (Formerly
listed as Marrick Upper
9.12.69 Mill (and chimney)
GV II
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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