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Water Mill Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewerley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0935 / 54°5'36"N

Longitude: -1.7757 / 1°46'32"W

OS Eastings: 414764

OS Northings: 466418

OS Grid: SE147664

Mapcode National: GBR JP13.CC

Mapcode Global: WHC7X.PCLQ

Plus Code: 9C6W36VF+9P

Entry Name: Water Mill Inn

Listing Date: 1 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331145

ID on this website: 101052237

Location: Silver Hill, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Bewerley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Water-mill, now public house. c1860, wheel installed 1904. Coursed squared
gritstone, grey slate roof. 2 storeys, 12 bays. C20 gabled porch bay 9;
glazed carriage arch to right. C20 20-pane centre-hinged windows to ground
floor, with two 4-pane sashes far right. 16-pane centre-hinged windows to
first floor, all with projecting sills, plain lintels. Stone gutter
brackets. Gable coping, end stacks and ridge stack bay 9. Large water-
wheel attached left gable end, with stone steps giving access to hub and
header tank. The building was formerly known as Foster Beck Mill and was
newly built in 1864. The wheel is a 30 horse-power high-breast shot wheel
with a rim drive, 35 x 5 feet. The mill was built for spinning twine or
linen yarns and was later producing twine. It closed down in 1966 by which
time the wheel had been driven by a diesel engine. B Jennings, A History of
Nidderdale, 1967, pp 256, 264.

Listing NGR: SE1476466418

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