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Otterburn Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2293 / 55°13'45"N

Longitude: -2.1779 / 2°10'40"W

OS Eastings: 388785

OS Northings: 592800

OS Grid: NY887928

Mapcode National: GBR F77Z.98

Mapcode Global: WHB0Z.JT4J

Entry Name: Otterburn Mill

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239697

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Otterburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (West side)

25/37 Otterburn Mill


Woollen mill. C18, extended 1821 and c.1930. Roughly-dressed stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.

In 3 sections:-

Centre section of 1821 3 storeys, 6 bays. Mainly 16-pane sashes on ground
and 1st floors, though four have been renewed with 6-pane sashes. Shorter
9-pane sashes above. In lower left-hand corner two segmental arches over
the mill race which passes through the building.

Lower 2-storey section to right is older in its masonry but has early C20
openings. It was extended to right c.1930.

Single-storey section to left includes the dye house and the drying room.

Interior: Water wheels were replaced late C19 by a turbine which survives.
Also much early C19 gearing, and a waulk hammer or fulling hammer. Beneath
the floor of the dye house 2 brick furnaces. The drying house has a
perforated iron floor and, below the roof, rows of racks. Cloth was hung
from the racks and heat percolated up through the floor from the furnaces.

Listing NGR: NY8878592800

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

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