Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149038

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987



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County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale (District Authority)

Parish: Bransdale


National Grid Reference: SE 62055 97924


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BRANSDALE HODGE BECK SE 69 NW (east side) 3/24 Bransdale Mill GV II Cornmill. C18; extended 1817; partly rebuilt 1842 (on datestone); restored C20. Extension and rebuilding by William Strickland. Herringbone-tooled sandstone with pantile roof. 2-storey and attic, single-window front, with single-storey and attic extension to left. Round-arched doorways of voussoirs flank 16-pane sash to ground floor of mill; similar window to centre of first floor. 2 small shuttered openings to attic. Windows have stone sills and heavy tooled lintels. Lintel to first-floor window is inscribed: "REBUILT 1842", and is flanked by tie rod ends shaped to form the initials W and S. Coped gables and coved cornice stack to end left. Extension has board door with unequal 12-pane replacement sash to left and shuttered window to right. Small shuttered opening to attic. Shaped sill to left window probably a reused lintel. Rear: 2 storey, and attic, 3-bay front, built against the hillside. Central round-arched opening of tooled voussoirs to first floor. Shuttered openings to attic. Water from millpond entered wheel chamber through small opening to right of first-floor opening Powered grindstone installed at rear of mill in late C19 survives. Gable wall to extension: datestone inscribed: WS 1817. Interior: wheelchamber to left reuses C18 wheel pit. Surviving cast-iron machinery comprises an overshot water-wheel with iron buckets, pitwheel, wallower, spur wheel and crown wheel. 3 stone nuts with wooden teeth and 3 sets of mill stones (without furniture). Banded French stones made by GEORGE MARIS of HULL in 1842; greystones inscribed "HS NIS 1870"; bluestones not inscribed. Square section main shaft and hexagonal sack hoist shaft. In mill extension, wooden framework for an oat crushing mill with one pair of stones and a sifter. Corn was ground at Bransdale Mill until 1917; grist was ground until 1953. Mill under restoration by The National Trust at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE6205597924


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Legacy System number: 328858

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