PRIORY MILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151153
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
PRIORY MILL, GRANGE LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRIORY MILL, GRANGE LANE

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

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 37191 06354

Details

SE30NE BARNSLEY GRANGE LANE (west side), Cundy Cross 4/34 Priory Mill GV II Priory mill. Possibly C13 origin, heavily remodelled or rebuilt in 1635 by Sir William Armyne, with C19 alterations and roof. Squared, deeply-coursed stone. Welsh slate roof to right, stone slate roof to left. Long rectangular plan the part to right breaking forward. Two storeys. The elevation to the road has, to the left part,a wide entrance with deep square lintel on imposts. Altered double-chamfered openings to the left of this include a 2-light window. A continuous hoodmould follows the openings. The projecting right part has various altered double-chamfered openings with continuous hoodmould with spiral stop at right end. The upper floor is C19. The rear elevation has a round-arched opening to left and a wide square-headed opening to right, both for water courses at ground-floor level. Two 2-light double-chamfered windows (one possibly reset) to 1st floor. Near the centre is the remains of a possible external chimney breast.

Interior: A symmetrical arrangement with a small chamber to each end containing a wheel pit. In the central chamber are mountings for the machinery. The mill was powered by water brought by a leat from the River Dearne. A large stone drain led from the leat to the Monk Bretton Priory (q.v.) where it flushed the kitchen and reredorter and then returned to the leat.

Rose Graham and R. Gilyard-Beer, Monk Bretton Priory, Yorkshire, D. of E. Official Handbook, 1966.

Listing NGR: SE3719106354

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
333721
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Graham, Rose, Gilyard-Beer, R , Monk Bretton Priory Yorkshire, (1966)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12996/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Jean Bickerstaffe. Source Historic England Archive
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