Dalton Mill

15 May 2003
Dalton Mill, Mill Lane, Dalton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 10 NW DALTON MILL LANE (east side)

5/25 Dalton Mill

- II

Former corn watermill and miller's house, now house and outbuilding.

Probably early C18, possibly with older origins, and with later alterations and additions. Coursed rubble, C20 clay pantile and stone slate roofs. L- shaped plan, of 2 and 3 storeys. Original range has house with rear outshut to left, and mill to right, the mill having been raised to 3 storeys in the early-mid C19, and with late C18 house extension added on front of mill end with single-storey lean-to porch addition in the angle. On right, added range has external stone stack, C20 clay pantile roof with stone slates to eaves and, to left return, 4-pane sash window above the porch addition which has a door. of 6 fielded panels, a tethering hook, and a corrugated sheet roof. Original house has quoins to left; door of 6 fielded panels in ashlar architrave with bases inside porch addition; 1 bay of 4-pane sash windows in matching ashlar architraves, formerly with flat-faced mullions; raised verge and rebuilt stack to left; and C20 clay pantile roof with stone slates at eaves. To right, above added range, raised second floor of mill has quoins and stone slate roof. Rear of mill has board door at first-floor level, and small window on first and second floors. Left return of house: 4-pane fixed-light fire window to right; side-sliding sash window in dressed stone surround to outshut; reverse crowstepping to gable. Right return of mill: ashlar stone work at base where large overshot waterwheel was. Interior of mill: on ground floor, old board door, formerly external; heavy beams on corbels to first and second floors; one lower French burr millstone set in first floor; remnants of sack hoist. Interior of house: inglenook fireplace into which has been inserted early C19 stone surround with cavetto brackets to lintel, now containing late C19 cast-iron kitchen range; curved chamfered cross beam. Access to the bedroom was gained by a steep ladder-stair until recently.

Listing NGR: NZ1142808181


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0228 IOE Records taken by Alan Bradley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Alan Bradley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bradley, Alan

Rights Holder: Bradley, Alan


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