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Water Mill on Left Return of Mill Batts Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Burdon, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5444 / 54°32'39"N

Longitude: -1.511 / 1°30'39"W

OS Eastings: 431735

OS Northings: 516683

OS Grid: NZ317166

Mapcode National: GBR KHWW.PQ

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.R1PH

Plus Code: 9C6WGFVQ+QJ

Entry Name: Water Mill on Left Return of Mill Batts Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350393

Location: Great Burdon, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Great Burdon

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Haughton-le-Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 31 NW (North side, off)

5/31 Water mill on
left return of
Mill Batts


Corn-grinding mill, formerly water-powered. Late C18-early C19. Dressed
stone plinth; narrow brick in English garden wall bond, 5+1. Ridged concrete
roof tiles on main block, pantiles on lean-to bay; brick chimney stack. 3
storeys, 3 bays with lower lean-to bay on left return. Tall projecting plinth.
Dutch door at right; scattered sashes and casements in altered openings.
Steeply-pitched roof with right end stack. Lean-to bay, with segmental brick
arch over mill race, formerly housed water wheel in ashlar-lined channel.
Interior: mill wheel removed; operative machinery by G. Hauxwell of Durham
dated 1863; 3 pairs of grindstones in wood cases on first floor.

C20 additions on right bay and rear, and farmhouse on right return are not
of special interest. The mill is still in occasional use powered by a
stationary engine.

Listing NGR: NZ3173516683

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

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