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Watermill at Ng Se33662005

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield East, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6758 / 53°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.4919 / 1°29'30"W

OS Eastings: 433659

OS Northings: 420045

OS Grid: SE336200

Mapcode National: GBR LT0Y.S2

Mapcode Global: WHDC4.1VTY

Entry Name: Watermill at Ng Se33662005

Listing Date: 7 May 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447469

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield East

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sandal St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/10/2011

SE 32 SW 6/314

off Tootal Street
Watermill at NG

(Formerly listed under Watermill at NG SE33662005 off Doncaster Road)


Cornmill c1800. Thin dark red brick, stone slate roof, timber and
metal waterwheel. Three main internal bays divided by brick
spine-walls, 6 bay king-post roof. Two stories. T shaped with a
short (later?) projection set in central bay with lean-to slate
roof. Central cart entry has segmental arch with brick soldiers.
Entry partly infilled with later brickwork, contains doorway.
Above is taking-in doorway with short platform carried on stone
corbels, retains 6-panelled door. Lean-to to left. First bay has
1st floor segmental-arched doorway with boarded door. To right
of central taking-in door is a wide segmental-arched window
(lacks glazing). Right-hand bay has segmental arched doorway
(lacking door) which gives access to wheel pit. Above is a
doorway with boarded door. Originally extended perhaps another
bay to right now reduced. Modern brickwork in right -hand gable.
Rear fronts River Calder. Has 4 windows to 1st floor, the central
one blocked. Interior: Central doorway leads into large room with
4 spine beams with cross floor joists. S single-flight stair set
against the-rear wall leads to 1st floor, the central 3 bays
preserving metal drive shafts and spoked flywheels attached to
the underside of the tie-beams and three timber-boarded grain
hoppers. Another stair leads to attic. The roof is evenly divided
by oak fish-bone king-post trusses, the principals with chamfered
edges and run-out stops. King-posts fork at top to house diamond-
set ridge-tree. Each pitch has two trenched purlins with
chamfered edges which support original oak rafters from ridge to
wall-plate. The northernmost truss is numbered "III" in the
centre of the tie-beam and has a modern brick wall built up
against it ( the right hand gable wall). The roof of the 1st two
bays suggests that it is a later extension having a softwood
fish-bone king-post truss with 3 tusked purlins to each roof
pitch tenoned and pegged and softwood rafters of slight

Listing NGR: SE3365920045

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