Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1044848

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

Statutory Address: OLD MILL, ACOMB MILL


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Statutory Address: OLD MILL, ACOMB MILL

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Acomb

National Grid Reference: NY 93298 66174


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ACOMB ACOMB MILL NY 9366 18/8 Old Mill


Mill, probably late C18. Roughly-squared stone with cut quoins; stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 2 bays. Ground floor has boarded door on far left; 3-light wooden-framed windows. Corniced left end stack. Mill House (q.v.) adjacent to left. Right return shows low central opening to wheelpit; iron pivot above for attachement of external steam engine.

Interior: overshot waterwheel with cast-iron hub and wooden spokes, with large cast-iron flywheel above. Interior of main part of mill in poor condition at time of survey, following fire damage.

The adjacent Birkey Burn did not maintain a sufficient flow to operate the mill at all seasons, hence the need for the nearby windmill (Lanthorn Cottage, q.v.) in the C18, and the use of a steam engine in the C19.

Listing NGR: NY9329866174


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Legacy System number: 239768

Legacy System: LBS

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