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Caw Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Wyresdale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9794 / 53°58'45"N

Longitude: -2.7018 / 2°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 354070

OS Northings: 453933

OS Grid: SD540539

Mapcode National: GBR 9QKF.V7

Mapcode Global: WH84N.G7NN

Entry Name: Caw Mill

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182541

Location: Over Wyresdale, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Over Wyresdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Over Wyresdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

11/5 Caw Mill
- II

Former water-powered corn mill, now used to house cattle. Possibly early
C18th. Sandstone rubble with roof of stone slate and slate. Built on slope
and of 2 storeys at southern end and one at north. East wall has, at left
at the lower level, a wheel opening with plain reveals with the wooden
wheel visible within. Above is a blocked door with plain reveals. To the
right, at the level of the 1st floor, is a blocked rebated and chamfered
window surround, formerly of 2 lights. Further right the ground level is
hiqher. Further right are 2 adjacent blocked wide entrances with timber
lintels, the left-hand one containing a pitching hole. One of the stones
of the pier between them is roughly inscribed: 'AR 1750' and 'IF 1725'.
Further right is a plain stone window surround. At the right is a door
whose right-hand jamb is chamfered. The southern gable wall has a lower
opening with plain reveals. Above is a blocked chamfered window of C18th
type, with central mullion removed. Interior has hardwood trusses with
collars and tie beams, although the tie beams have been removed from some
of the trusses at the north end. At the southern end the upper floor has
mostly been removed.

Listing NGR: SD5407053933

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