Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1037782

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1988



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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)

Parish: Horton

National Grid Reference: SJ 95182 57454


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The following building shall be included:

HORTON C.P. DEVIL'S LANE SJ 95 NE 9/70A Harracles Mill


Corn mill, water powered. Late C18, and C19. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof, and quoins. West front has slightly off-centre doorway reached up a flight of 8 stone steps. To the right a glazing bar casement,and to the left a tiny casement with beyond a basement stable, plank door. Above this door a 2 light glazing bar casement, and another similar window above again. South gable wall has a plank door to the left and a small glazing bar window to the right, above, in the gable another glazing bar window. East front has various blocked openings and a through eaves dormer with glazing bars. The C19 iron water wheel still remains in place though most of the wooden spokes have rotted away, it is a 16ft by 4ft breast shot wheel originally with wooden sole-boards and buckets. The interior retains all its original machinery, including a spur-wheel which is over-driven, and 4 pairs of stones three of which are driven direct off the spur-wheel and the fourth by 2 lines of counter shaft off the extended teeth of the spur-wheel. There are no corn-bins on the upper floor, but a slack-chain type of sock hoist driven by a 13 ft wooden shaft off a continuation of the upright shaft. This building was formerly the mill to the Harracles Hall Estates owned by a branch of the Wedgewood family.

Listing NGR: SJ9518257454


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Legacy System number: 275376

Legacy System: LBS

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