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Barn and Attached Mill Approximately 20 Metres South East of Lowna Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillamoor, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3098 / 54°18'35"N

Longitude: -0.945 / 0°56'42"W

OS Eastings: 468735

OS Northings: 490977

OS Grid: SE687909

Mapcode National: GBR PLVL.6T

Mapcode Global: WHF9F.GX6Y

Entry Name: Barn and Attached Mill Approximately 20 Metres South East of Lowna Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328901

Location: Gillamoor, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Gillamoor

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 SE
(north side)
6/66 Barn and attached mill
approximately 20 metres
south-east of Lowna
Barn and loose boxes with loft over; mill attached to rear. Mill of 1803
with earlier origins; extended c1840. Barn c1840. For Thomas Baxter.
Squared limestone with quoins; pantile and corrugated asbestos roof. Barn
range rectangular on plan, with bridge-type mill at right angles to rear.
Barn: 2-storey, 5-bay front. 2 stable doors on each side of a shuttered
square opening. Loft openings are square with board shutters to centre and
end right. All openings are rebated and have heavy tooled lintels. Left
gable end: flight of stone steps with board door below leads to loft door.
Diamond-shaped compass to gable apex with weather-vane in the form of a
female figure above. Mill: 1½-storey, 3-bay front, enclosed behind later
building. Board door to left and blocked doorway and window to right: 2
pitching windows to loft. Timber lintels to all openings. Interior:
machinery now dismantled but pit survives for high breast undershot wheel.
The mill was originally a cornmill until acquired by Thomas Baxter in 1801.
Thereafter it was used also for pumping the water required for operating the
Baxters' tannery which existed until 1914. An oak bark hoist and crusher,
bone-crushing machinery and a woodsaw were all powered by the mill. J T
Capron, "Lowna Mill, Gillmoor", The Ryedale Historian; 3 (1967), pp 42-44.

Listing NGR: SE6873590977

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