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Eskdale Corn Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eskdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3991 / 54°23'56"N

Longitude: -3.2701 / 3°16'12"W

OS Eastings: 317642

OS Northings: 501146

OS Grid: NY176011

Mapcode National: GBR 5KLK.TT

Mapcode Global: WH713.RP0F

Entry Name: Eskdale Corn Mill

Listing Date: 21 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76210

Location: Eskdale, Copeland, Cumbria, CA19

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Eskdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Eskdale St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 10 SE (INSET) ESKDALE BOOT

15/12 Eskdale Corn Mill

G.V. II*

Corn Mill. Mentioned in 1578 Percy family Survey; extended (and 2nd waterwheel
added) for Edward Hartley, miller 1737-72. Restored 1975 for Cumbria County
Council. Snecked rubble with quoins. Graduated slate roofs with stone ridges.
T-shaped plan on sloping site. Main building, 2 low storeys comprising peat
store with drying floor above, mill machinery, and adjoining store wing (now
exhibition area); single-storey lean-to bakehouse adjoins south end. West
elevation: Higher north block has plank door to each floor and asymmetrical
casement windows; wing has cart entrance on north side and plank door with 2
windows on south; south block has plank door to lower floor under slate canopy;
plank door and casement window to bakehouse. East elevation: Two 12 ft
overshot waterwheels to south block (both iron-framed, one in working order with
wooden floats). Interior: Perforated metal drying floor heated by peat kiln
below; intact wooden machinery on both floors (2 grindstones); beehive oven and
copper in bakehouse. Now open to public.


Listing NGR: NY1764201146

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