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Unthank Mill, Houses and Cow House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7469 / 54°44'48"N

Longitude: -2.011 / 2°0'39"W

OS Eastings: 399388

OS Northings: 539107

OS Grid: NY993391

Mapcode National: GBR GFDK.F4

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.2YN9

Entry Name: Unthank Mill, Houses and Cow House Attached

Listing Date: 8 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404915

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE B6278 (East side,off)
NY 9939
34/143 Unthank mill, house
8/7/76 and cow-house

Mill, house and cow-house, now all cow-house.C17,C18 and Cl9.Coursed sandstone
rubble with tooled and pecked ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. L-plan.
2 storeys, 4 bays and pent right one-storey wheel-house. C19 2-storey addition
projects at left. Mill at right has tooled surround to partly-blocked central
doorway. Flat stone lintels over boarded loft opening and flanking windows
with flat stone sills, the left smaller. Wheel-house has wooden lintel over
door. C19 addition has pecked stone lintels and projecting stone sills to
ground floor and first-floor openings, boarded up. Low-pitched roofs, with
parallel ridges, have 3 ridge chimneys, 2 truncated. Right return rear wing has
plain stone surround to Dutch door and flanking windows.

Interior: much machinery, including pit wheel; all gears and cogs visible are
of whitish wood. 2 bed-stones in floor above. Water wheel missing; sluice for
undershot partly surviving. Cow-house at rear has 2 internal boarded partitions
and 3 V-shaped plank feeding troughs between stalls.

One upper stone on ground outside mill. Decaying and derelict at time of survey,
but some roof timbers renewed.

Listing NGR: NY9938839107

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

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