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Gleaston Cornmill

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldingham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1287 / 54°7'43"N

Longitude: -3.1336 / 3°8'1"W

OS Eastings: 326017

OS Northings: 470906

OS Grid: SD260709

Mapcode National: GBR 6NKP.CR

Mapcode Global: WH72J.THZ7

Plus Code: 9C6R4VH8+FH

Entry Name: Gleaston Cornmill

Listing Date: 5 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75787

Location: Aldingham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Aldingham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dendron St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Gleaston Cornmill

Mill. C18 and C19. Stone rubble with slate roofs. Originally L-plan with later re-entrant range giving rectangular plan. East elevation of 3 storeys and 4 bays; First 2 bays form later range, second 2 bays break forward under gable. Windows have segmental heads and small-paned fixed glazing, those to second 2 bays, have lower ventilation panels. 2 segmental-arched recesses to first 2 bays which have entrances to sides. 2 gables to south, and lean-to outbuilding. North end has wheelhouse, now unroofed, with iron and timber wheel and slate launder. West elevation has segmental-headed windows and entrance to first 2 bays, second 2 bays have 3 entrances to corn drying kiln and stores. Interior has almost complete mill machinery of lowder type, 3 sets of stones, jog-scries etc. Kiln has brick cross wall and tile floor. The mill was used until late 1940s.

Listing NGR: SD2601770906

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