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Castle Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Quernmore, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0418 / 54°2'30"N

Longitude: -2.7344 / 2°44'3"W

OS Eastings: 352004

OS Northings: 460899

OS Grid: SD520608

Mapcode National: GBR 9PBP.TW

Mapcode Global: WH847.ZN2T

Entry Name: Castle Mill

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182246

Location: Quernmore, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Quernmore

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


5/182 Castle Mill

- II

Corn mill, now used as farm building, 1818. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
2 and 3 storeys. North-west wall has C20th lean-to at left. Further right
are 2 bays having sashed windows with plain stone surrounds on the 1st and 2nd
floors. On the ground floor is a 2-light window with plain stone surround,
square mullion, and glazing bars. To its left is a door with plain stone
surround. Projecting forwards at the right are the stone walls which house a
34½-foot-diameter 4-foot-wide pitchback water wheel with wooden buckets, rim
drive, and metal arms and tie bars. At the rear is a wide barn entrance at
1st floor level, reached by a ramp, and a wing containing a drying kiln.
Interior said to have complete mill machinery, including mill wheels. Price,
J.W.A., The Industrial Archaeology of the Lune Valley, Lancaster, 1983.

Listing NGR: SD5200460899

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