Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131191

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: WEST MILL, MILL LANE


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Statutory Address: WEST MILL, MILL LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Askrigg


National Grid Reference: SD 94339 91192


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ASKRIGG MILL LANE SD 99 SW 19/25 West Mill - II Watermill. Early-mid C19. Rubble, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, one first- floor opening, L-shaped plan. Gable end elevation: slab quoins, projecting through-stones. Ground floor: doorway to wheel-chamber. Interior: overshot waterwheel with timber spokes, buckets and sole plate, iron hubs and shrouds. Iron pitwheel. Some of wooden framework for iron-grinding mechanism. Metal shafting for belt-drives. Corn-drying kiln in ground floor of wing. Waterwheel formerly fed by zinc elevated pentrough supported on rubble piers. Formerly a corn mill (3 mill-stones in or near building), latterly a saw mill, specialising in the manufacture of hay rakes. In 1908 the corn miller, William Burton, built an electricity-generating plant at Mill Gill Falls, the source of West Mill's water, which supplied electric light to the village until 1948. Hartley M and Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979), p 195.

Listing NGR: SD9433991192


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Legacy System number: 323047

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Books and journals
Hartley, M, Ingilby, J, Yorkshire Village, (1979), 195

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