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Former Bobbin Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.381 / 54°22'51"N

Longitude: -3.016 / 3°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 334105

OS Northings: 498861

OS Grid: SD341988

Mapcode National: GBR 7KCS.T9

Mapcode Global: WH82K.N40T

Entry Name: Former Bobbin Mill

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76825

Location: Hawkshead, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Hawkshead

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

HAWKSHEAD B5285 (North side)
SD 39 NW
Hawkshead Hill
5/119 Former Bobbin Mill,
Thurs Gill


Flax mill, converted to bobbin making, now house. 1786. Stone rubble with some
roughcast; slate roofs. Building sited on south side of ravine, therefore of
one storey to south and 4 storeys to north; one-storey gabled wing to north has
waterwheel to gable end. Lean-to outshuts to east, partially obscured by
trees. South gable end has entrance and small casement, with projecting single
pitch wing to right, with end stack and window with small-paned fixed glazing.
West elevation has small-paned casements and entrance to low wing. North gable
end is roughcast, with small-paned pivoted casements to windows. Gable end of
wing has 9m diameter cast iron and wrought iron waterwheel. East side has some
pivoted casements. Gable end stack and stack in roof slope. Interior has line
shafting to wing.

Listing NGR: SD3379898803

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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