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Gayle Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hawes, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2999 / 54°17'59"N

Longitude: -2.1995 / 2°11'58"W

OS Eastings: 387116

OS Northings: 489382

OS Grid: SD871893

Mapcode National: GBR FL2Q.MC

Mapcode Global: WHB5M.55WZ

Entry Name: Gayle Mill

Listing Date: 25 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323144

Location: Hawes, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Hawes

Built-Up Area: Hawes

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

HAWES Gayle Mill
SD 88 NE

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II* (star)


SD 88 NE
20/121 Gayle Mill
Cotton mill, now saw mill. c1784. Rubble, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 6
bays. Quoins. In bay 3, leaved board doors under deep timber lintel, with
small wheels set in floor for movement of timber onto saw-bench inside.
Original 16-pane fixed-light windows mostly replaced by 8-pane windows.
Stack at end left, former bellcote at end right. Rear elevation: blocked
tail-race opening from wheelchamber in corner near stream with round arch of
rubble voussoirs and hood-mould; regular pattern of windows. Right return:
blocked doorway formerly giving access to axle of waterwheel in centre of
ground floor. Left return: first-floor end entry with leaved board doors.
Interior: 2 workable water turbines by Williamson of Kendal. The mill was
switched to spinning wool for the local knitting industry in the late C18,
and was converted to a saw mill in the C19. The overshot waterwheel was
replaced by turbines in the late C19. From 1919 - 1948 the turbines
supplied electric light for the village. James Alderson, Under Wetherfell
(1980), pp 132-3.

Listing NGR: SD8711689382

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

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