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Lower Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Marrick, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3906 / 54°23'26"N

Longitude: -1.8792 / 1°52'45"W

OS Eastings: 407938

OS Northings: 499463

OS Grid: SE079994

Mapcode National: GBR HK9N.YV

Mapcode Global: WHC6B.3WDZ

Entry Name: Lower Mill

Listing Date: 9 December 1969

Last Amended: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322006

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
17/68 Lower Mill (Formerly
listed as Marrick Lower
9.12.69 Mill (with flue)
GV II
Lead smelting mill. Apparently early C19, but may be earlier. Rubble. Main
building of rectangular plan, single storey. Quoins and projecting through-stones.
Segmental-headed doorway to right. 2 segmental-headed windows in right return.
Interior: 2 segmental arches in ashlar sandstone for reverberatory hearths. From
these a flue led up to the chimney now forming part of Upper Mill (qv). Bellows
room behind the hearths, and wheelchamber for a waterwheel about 7 metres in dia-
meter. On the site of a smelting mill described as new in 1592. (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: SE0793899463

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