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Thorngate Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5393 / 54°32'21"N

Longitude: -1.9258 / 1°55'33"W

OS Eastings: 404895

OS Northings: 516009

OS Grid: NZ048160

Mapcode National: GBR GHZY.VK

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.D55F

Entry Name: Thorngate Mill

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388854

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


770-1/5/225 (South West side)
22/02/73 Thorngate Mill


Worsted weaving mill, now retail book warehouse. Early C19.
For Messrs JHS Pratt. Coursed squared stone with ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone slate eaves and stone
gable copings.
EXTERIOR: elevation to river of basement and 3 storeys;
11-window range; elevation to Thorngate of 3 storeys;
10-window range and 3-storey stair wing to left. Flat stone
lintels and projecting stone sills to all windows, some with
glazing bars damaged or missing, some with early C19 glazing
bars, 7x6 lights with top 2 rows in opening transoms, others
replaced with mid C19 six-light casements.
River front has glazing bars on basement, casements on ground,
3-light mullioned-and-transomed windows (or 3-light
cross-casements?) on first and second floors. Small scattered
roof lights. Pent one-storey left extension has 4 lights with
upper glazing bars, and roof removed. Right return has double
loading doors on each floor, and one window, with one blocked
in attic.
Elevation to Thorngate has ramp up to altered entrance under
wide steel lintel in third bay, lintel continuing over boarded
door at right; full-height stair wing in curved projection to
left with pent roof to eaves of main building; windows with
small lights on landings; most windows have small lights;
6-light in 5th and 6th bays on top floor and in 6th bay on
first. 3 protruding roof lights covered over. Some slates
INTERIOR: cast-iron flanged piers on ground floor.

Listing NGR: NZ0489816006

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