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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.


List entry Number: 1132000



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hawes


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323144

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In the entry for:

GAYLE HAWES Gayle Mill SD 88 NE 20/121 25.3.69 GV II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II* (star)


HAWES GAYLE SD 88 NE 20/121 Gayle Mill 25.3.69 GV II Cotton mill, now saw mill. c1784. Rubble, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 6 bays. Quoins. In bay 3, leaved board doors under deep timber lintel, with small wheels set in floor for movement of timber onto saw-bench inside. Original 16-pane fixed-light windows mostly replaced by 8-pane windows. Stack at end left, former bellcote at end right. Rear elevation: blocked tail-race opening from wheelchamber in corner near stream with round arch of rubble voussoirs and hood-mould; regular pattern of windows. Right return: blocked doorway formerly giving access to axle of waterwheel in centre of ground floor. Left return: first-floor end entry with leaved board doors. Interior: 2 workable water turbines by Williamson of Kendal. The mill was switched to spinning wool for the local knitting industry in the late C18, and was converted to a saw mill in the C19. The overshot waterwheel was replaced by turbines in the late C19. From 1919 - 1948 the turbines supplied electric light for the village. James Alderson, Under Wetherfell (1980), pp 132-3.

Listing NGR: SD8711689382

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alderson, J, Under Wetherfell, (1980), 132-3

National Grid Reference: SD 87116 89382


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