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Worsbrough Corn Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Worsbrough, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5254 / 53°31'31"N

Longitude: -1.4743 / 1°28'27"W

OS Eastings: 434945

OS Northings: 403326

OS Grid: SE349033

Mapcode National: GBR LW4N.LY

Mapcode Global: WHDCX.BN55

Entry Name: Worsbrough Corn Mill

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Last Amended: 4 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333966

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Worsbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Worsbrough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE30SW (west side, off)

1/90 Worsbrough Corn Mill
(formerly listed as
11.11.66 Worsbrough Bridge Mill)
Corn mill now museum. Early C17 with addition of c1843. Deeply-coursed dressed
sandstone, stone slate and Welsh slate roofs. C17 part on left is 2 storeys and
3 bays (internally); C19 part on right 3 storeys with loft, 4 bays. C17 part:
wide doorway to right has external stone ramp and massive lintel, 4-light double-
chamfered, mullioned window on its left has iron stanchions, beyond is a broad
buttress with 6 chamfered offsets and with small window, another door to far left.
Original 3-light mullioned window to 1st-floor right has iron stanchions and casement
with glazing bars, later 2-light mullioned window above buttress. Left return of
C17 part: quoined lst-floor doorway with massive lintel. C19 part: bay 4 breaks
forward and has round-headed iron casement with glazing bars, bay 3 doorway with
external stone ramp, lst-floor doorway above has ashlar surround. Other bays
with 36-pane iron casements with projecting stone sills and plain lintels, bay 2
window on 2nd floor is blind. Ashlar gable copings with small end stacks. Rear
of C19 part has 3 bays of similar iron casements.

Interior: C17 part has early-C19 cast-iron overshot wheel driving 3 pairs of
stones. Original king-post trusses with trenched purlins. C19 part, originally
steam-powered, now contains a rare Hornsby oil engine of 1911.

History and technical details of mill discussed at length in:
R. Shortland-Ball, 'Worsbrough Corn Mill, South Yorkshire',
Industrial Archaelogy Review, 2, No 3, 1978.

Listing NGR: SE3494503326

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