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Saw Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shirley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9824 / 52°58'56"N

Longitude: -1.6925 / 1°41'32"W

OS Eastings: 420742

OS Northings: 342826

OS Grid: SK207428

Mapcode National: GBR 49B.4WJ

Mapcode Global: WHCFC.Z96G

Plus Code: 9C4WX8J5+X2

Entry Name: Saw Mill

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81444

Location: Shirley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Shirley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Shirley St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Derby

Tagged with: Watermill Wind sawmill

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Saw Mill

Saw mill on the Osmaston Manor estate. c1845 by Henry Stevens of Derby. Coursed
squared rock faced limestone with sandstone dressings. Stone slate roof with
deeply overhanging Swiss style eaves supported on moulded wooden brackets. Two
gable end stacks with arcaded and gabled tops. Built into the hillside as a
picturesque adornment to the park. North elevation, facing the lake. Large
overshot waterwheel, roofed by an open timber work shelter supported on stone
piers. To the right, steps up around the side of the building, passing a doorway
with a 3-light recessed and chamfered mullion window above and a similar 3-light
window above again, with diamond lights. A similar 3-light window to the left and
two similar 2-light windows under the eaves in the centre. Two shallow pitched
gabled roof dormers with similar 2-light windows. All with diamond lights. Three
skylights in the roof. The south elevation has a broad central entrance and similar
mullioned windows. Two shallow pitched gabled roof dormers with similar 2-light
windows, and three skylights in the roof. The slope of the roof is continued to
form a shelter to the entrance. At the west end a raised ventilator in the pitch
of the roof.Matching west and east elevations, with two 2-light recessed and
chamfered, mullion windows to the ground floor and two similar windows, more closely
spaced above their sills and lintels linked together. All with diamond lights.
Curved dam wall and ornamental cascade attached to north east.

Listing NGR: SK2074242826

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