HAUGHTON MILL HOUSE, HAUGHTON MILL COTTAGE AND STORAGE BUILDING BETWEEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303190
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
HAUGHTON MILL HOUSE, HAUGHTON MILL COTTAGE AND STORAGE BUILDING BETWEEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
HAUGHTON MILL HOUSE, HAUGHTON MILL COTTAGE AND STORAGE BUILDING BETWEEN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Humshaugh
National Grid Reference:
NY 92143 72904

Details

HUMSHAUGH HAUGHTON NY 97 SW 2/237 Haughton Mill House, Haughton Mill Cottage, and storage building between

GV II

Offices and drying shed of paper mill founded 1788 by Captain William Smith; cottage at west end mid-C19. Now two dwellings with garage and storage between and partly above. Squared stone with brick 1st floor, cut and tooled quoins and dressings, cottage coursed rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings. Welsh slate roof except for stone slates to eaves of main building, which has brick stacks.

South elevation: Main part 2 storeys, 5 + 3 + 4 bays with pedimented centre set slightly forward. Central flush-panelled door in rusticated surround with heavy triple keystone; 16-pane sash windows (some renewed) under wedge lintels on ground floor. 1st-floor drying shed has large wood-slatted openings, the central one round-arched, those in right part bricked-up and 12-pane sashes (2 renewed) inserted. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks and flanking stack to right.

Cottage to left 2 storeys, 2 bays. Central rebated segmental arch with inserted Yorkshire sash window under 6-pane overlight. Fixed 12-pane casement on left; 4-pane sashes to right and in gabled half dormers above. Stepped-and-banded end stacks. Included for group value.

Historical note. French assignats were forged here in 1793, to lower the value of the currency of the revolutionary French government. The mill had ceased working by 1888.

Listing NGR: NY9214372904

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239996
Legacy System:
LBS

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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