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Cunsey Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Satterthwaite, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3348 / 54°20'5"N

Longitude: -2.9514 / 2°57'4"W

OS Eastings: 338235

OS Northings: 493669

OS Grid: SD382936

Mapcode National: GBR 7LT9.TV

Mapcode Global: WH82S.M9SP

Entry Name: Cunsey Mill

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76876

Location: Satterthwaite, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Satterthwaite

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

In the entry for

SATTERTHWAITE

SD 39 SE CUNSEY MILL

9/165

The description shall be amended to read

SD 39 SE SATTERTHWAITE

9/165 CUNSEY MILL

- II

Water driven sawmill. 1890, but the coppice barn apparently older. Slate
stone rubble, mostly unpointed, with slate roof. 2 gabled ranges with open
shed to north east, which has gabled coppice barn to rear. Three windows
to left gable, one blocked one to right and doorway, all with slate lintels.
Windows with fixed glazing. Blocked window altered by insertion of sliding
door. Round window with dressed surround in either gable. The open sheds
are later, mostly wooden with corrugated iron roofs, not special in themselves
but part of the whole as is the sheerlegs crane. The open barn is at the
rear and runs at right angles. The stonework is different and older in character.
2 bays, round stone piers water pipe to turbine enters building on south-west
side supported by rubble piers. The interior, not available for inspection,
but wood making machinery can be seen through the window and there is a Robinsons
bench saw in the open shed. A full set of machinery worked by a turbine and
line shafting is said to remain. The mill is said originally to have been
a bobbin mill becoming a saw mill in 1890. The adjacent millers house is
contemporary but is not of special interest.

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SATTERTHWAITE

SD 39 SE
9/165 Cunsey Mill

II

Bobbin mill, now saw mill. C18 with C19 additions. Stone rubble with slate
roofs. 2 gabled ranges with open shed to north-east, which has gabled coppice
barn to rear. Windows have slate lintels and fixed glazing; round windows to
gables. Coppice barn of 2 bays on round stone piers. Water pipe enters
building on south-west side. Interior, not inspected, retains line shafting and water
powered wood working machinery. The mill was built as a water-powered bobbin mill, now
a saw mill, powered by water turbines.


Listing NGR: SD3823593669

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