CASTLE MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1071753
Date first listed:
07-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
CASTLE MILL, LITTLESDALE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CASTLE MILL, LITTLESDALE ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Quernmore
National Grid Reference:
SD 52004 60899

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
182246
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Sep 2002
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