Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1156242

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1988

Statutory Address: OTTERBURN MILL, B 6320


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Statutory Address: OTTERBURN MILL, B 6320

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Otterburn

National Grid Reference: NY 88785 92800


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OTTERBURN B 6320 NY 89 SE (West side)

25/37 Otterburn Mill


Woollen mill. C18, extended 1821 and c.1930. Roughly-dressed stone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.

In 3 sections:-

Centre section of 1821 3 storeys, 6 bays. Mainly 16-pane sashes on ground and 1st floors, though four have been renewed with 6-pane sashes. Shorter 9-pane sashes above. In lower left-hand corner two segmental arches over the mill race which passes through the building.

Lower 2-storey section to right is older in its masonry but has early C20 openings. It was extended to right c.1930.

Single-storey section to left includes the dye house and the drying room.

Interior: Water wheels were replaced late C19 by a turbine which survives. Also much early C19 gearing, and a waulk hammer or fulling hammer. Beneath the floor of the dye house 2 brick furnaces. The drying house has a perforated iron floor and, below the roof, rows of racks. Cloth was hung from the racks and heat percolated up through the floor from the furnaces.

Listing NGR: NY8878592800


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Legacy System number: 239697

Legacy System: LBS

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