OLD WINDMILL FORMING PART OF LANTHORN COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304085
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
OLD WINDMILL FORMING PART OF LANTHORN COTTAGE, ACOMB MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD WINDMILL FORMING PART OF LANTHORN COTTAGE, ACOMB MILL

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Acomb
National Grid Reference:
NY9328666072

Details

ACOMB ACOMB MILL NY 9366 18/10 Old windmill forming part of Lanthorn Cottage

II

Windmill tower, dated 1720 with initials R R (Richard Ridley) on lintel, altered to house in late C18 or early C19. Squared tooled stone; Lakeland slate roof. Circular 3-storeyed tower. Chamfered plinth. Ground floor has old doorway with broadly-chamfered stone surround (now opening into later cottage), 12-pane sash window on south with iron bars externally and sundial incised on sill, blocked door on east and renewed 9-pane fixed window on north in chamfered surround with dated lintel. 1st floor has 12-pane sash on south and blocked chamfered light on east. 2nd floor has 4 small chamfered lights, that on east blocked. Pyramidal roof, stepped stack on east side.

Interior; ground floor fireplace in tooled stone surround; 1st floor has heavy ceiling beams showing mortices for framework of mill machinery, and carpenter's marks.

Attached cottage of c.1977 not of interest.

Operated in the C18 in conjunction with the nearby watermill (Acomb Mill, q.v.).

Shown on O.S. maps as The Lantern.

Listing NGR: NY9328666072

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239770
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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Date: 25 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14651/28
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