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High Mill and Attached Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Farndale East, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3646 / 54°21'52"N

Longitude: -0.9732 / 0°58'23"W

OS Eastings: 466813

OS Northings: 497054

OS Grid: SE668970

Mapcode National: GBR PKNZ.35

Mapcode Global: WHF97.0KVC

Entry Name: High Mill and Attached Mill House

Listing Date: 14 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328955

Location: Farndale East, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Farndale East

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkbymoorside All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 69 NE

High Mill and attached Mill House


Water mill and attached house. Early C19. Dressed stone, with pantile roof, with a
red brick stack, and a stone gable stack plus stone coped gables. 3 storey mill
building, with slightly later mill house to north west. South west front of mill
has a doorway with plank door to left, and a single 2 light window to right, above
2 similar windows, and above again 2 smaller single light windows. To the left the
mill house has a central glazed C20 door, flanked by 2 light casements, above
2 similar casements. North east front, mill building built into hillside only
2 storey with central boarded doorway, and above 2 small shuttered openings. Mill
house to right has central doorway with to the left a 3 light casement, and to the
right a small fixed light and beyond a 2 light casement, above a 3 and a 2 light
casement. All openings have large flush stone lintels. To the south east gable
front an attached single storey addition, possibly a stable, with a plank stable
door and a window, above a single window to each floor.
Interior. Mill has wheel house and wheel pit at south east end, wheel shaft
survives, but the wheel has been replaced by a small iron wheel. Cast iron hurst
gears and wooden shafting through 3 floors. There is a reputedly unique hurst drive
on the top floor, which consists of wooden pegs driven into wooden discs forming a
primitive bevel gear.
A mill was first recorded on this site in 1276.

Listing NGR: SE6681397054

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