Water Newton Mill, Formerly The Water Mill

21 Jun 2002
Water Newton Mill, Formerly The Water Mill, Mill Lane, Water Newton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6LY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for:-

WATER NEWTON MILL LANE (south side) Water Newton Mill, formerly the 12/175 Water Mill

The third sentence of the description shall be amended to read:- "Converted to five dwellings in 1986."


WATER NEWTON MILL LANE TL 1097 (South Side) 12/175 Water Newton Mill, formerly the Water 25.9.51 Mill GV II Water mill. '1791 J Compton' on dated plaque,withCl9 additions and alterations. Converted to dwellings and shop in 1986. Coursed limestone rubble with freestone dressings, Collyweston stone slated roofs, and red pantiled roof. Three storeys and attics to main north-south range with mansard roof, gable extension of two storeys to south formerly linked at right angles to east-west range. Single storey and attic steam engine house to north with western outshut and tapering red brick stack. West elevation: seven main bays, segmental arched head with dropped keystones to all windows with cast iron glazing bars, five first floor and ground floor windows with central four panes pivot hung, second floor windows with eight panes. Two boarded first floor doors; wheel archway to left hand, double glazed doors to left of centre and brick segmental arched opening to right of centre.

Internal machinery largely intact, including two wheels one with fourteen foot diameter, two pairs of stones, sash hoists and grain bins.

Cambridgeshire Wind and Watermills 1985 Pevsner: Buildings of England, p364

Listing NGR: TL1100697384


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Photographer: Walker, Richard S.

Rights Holder: Walker, Richard S.


Freestone, Limestone, Pantile, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Watermill, Industrial, Water Power Production Site, Power Generation Site, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Dwelling, Domestic