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CASTLE MILL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CASTLE MILL

List entry Number: 1071753

Location

CASTLE MILL, LITTLESDALE ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Quernmore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182246

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 56 SW QUERNMORE LITTLESDALE ROAD

5/182 Castle Mill -

- II

Corn mill, now used as farm building, 1818. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2 and 3 storeys. North-west wall has C20th lean-to at left. Further right are 2 bays having sashed windows with plain stone surrounds on the 1st and 2nd floors. On the ground floor is a 2-light window with plain stone surround, square mullion, and glazing bars. To its left is a door with plain stone surround. Projecting forwards at the right are the stone walls which house a 34½-foot-diameter 4-foot-wide pitchback water wheel with wooden buckets, rim drive, and metal arms and tie bars. At the rear is a wide barn entrance at 1st floor level, reached by a ramp, and a wing containing a drying kiln. Interior said to have complete mill machinery, including mill wheels. Price, J.W.A., The Industrial Archaeology of the Lune Valley, Lancaster, 1983.

Listing NGR: SD5200460899

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Price, J , The Industrial Archaeology of the Lune Valley, (1983)

National Grid Reference: SD 52004 60899

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