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NEWSHAM 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: NEWSHAM MILL

List entry Number: 1131296

Location

NEWSHAM MILL, MILL LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newsham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322797

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History

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Details

NZ 10 NW 5/96

NEWSHAM, MILL LANE (west side), Newsham Mill

II

Disused watermill, partly converted as pottery. Probably 1656 with later alterations. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor openings. Quoins. Ground floor, from left: small low-level opening lighting gearing chamber; added external stone steps; blocked single-light window in dressed stone surround; board door under deep irregularly-shaped lintel supported on imposts, on the left is graffito "DL", on the right are 2 recessed panels, the left damaged and inscribed "[I]656", the right "WI 1807", with strange symbols on space in between panels; larger single-light window with dressed stone surround. First floor, from left: board door under timber lintel; sash window with glazing bars under timber lintel. 2 roof lights. Single- storey outbuilding to right not of special interest. Left return: cast-iron skeleton of overshot water-wheel. Right return: recessed panel on quoin inscribed "WH 175[?]". Interior: on ground floor, pitwheel and spur-gearing in wooden hurst with ark; on first floor a pair of peak stones in tun; drive to oat dresser; mechanism for sack-hoist. The mill survives almost complete and represents a relatively early phase of corn watermills in North Yorkshire.

Listing NGR: NZ1090009941

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National Grid Reference: NZ1090009941

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