CASTLE MILL WEAVING SHED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149865

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Dec-1985

Statutory Address: CASTLE MILL WEAVING SHED, WATERSIDE

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Location

Statutory Address: CASTLE MILL WEAVING SHED, WATERSIDE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

Parish: Knaresborough

National Grid Reference: SE 34769 56807

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 3456 KNARESBOROUGH WATERSIDE (south side)

8/210 Castle Mill: weaving shed (formerly listed as Block E under Castle Mills 25.3.83 (consisting of blocks A to E))

GV II

Mill building. Early-mid C19. Coursed squared gritstone, Westmorland slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 x 11 bays. North facade: C20 panelled door to bay 3. Large windows with 63 and 49 panes to ground and first floors, containing side-sliding sashes, Hipped roof. Left return: small-pane windows to ground floor; 1st floor, left: iron loading doors with projecting pulley rail over. 2 small-pane windows to right. Interior: stone floor to ground floor; original timberwork throughout, with iron supports. The Castle Mill was converted from cotton to flax spinning in 1811. In 1832-3 it was owned by John Vipont and Company and was run by a 25 h.p. water driven mill. In 1835 Samuel Wilkinson had considerably extended his machinery and by 1836 there were 200 workers employed. In 1847 John Walton leased the mill and installed a steam engine and power looms. He employed 423 workers in 1851. B Jennings, Harrogate and Knaresborough. 1970.

Listing NGR: SE3476956807

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 330880

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jennings, B, A History of Harrogate and Knaresborough, (1970)

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