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Mayroyd Mill Wheelhouse, and Attached Weir and Culvert

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7383 / 53°44'17"N

Longitude: -2.0086 / 2°0'30"W

OS Eastings: 399530

OS Northings: 426874

OS Grid: SD995268

Mapcode National: GBR GTD6.YP

Mapcode Global: WHB8F.39SJ

Entry Name: Mayroyd Mill Wheelhouse, and Attached Weir and Culvert

Listing Date: 10 October 1974

Last Amended: 5 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405263

Location: Hebden Royd, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

Civil Parish: Hebden Royd

Built-Up Area: Hebden Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 92 NE HEBDEN ROYD
SD 995268

(off) STATION ROAD
1/255 Hebden Bridge

Mayroyd Mill wheelhouse,
10.10.1974 and attached Weir
(formerly listed as
Mayroyd Mill (Wheelhouse,
Water Wheel and Weir)

GV II

The address and description shall be amended to read:-

SD 92 NE HEBDEN ROYD
STATION ROAD
151-/1/255 Hebden Bridge

Mayroyd Mill wheelhouse,
10.10.1974 and attached Weir and Culvert
(formerly listed as
STATION ROAD, Hebden Bridge
Mayroyd Mill Wheelhouse and
attached Weir)

GV II

Wheelhouse to mill (now demolished), early C19. Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof
survives in part, one end of roof clad in asbestos, over wooden extension. East elevation
has central doorway with window to either side with plain stone surrounds. Left hand
return wall has 2 similar windows in gable which overlooks the river Calder. Rear has
large semi-circular arched entrance to sluice. Interior houses cast iron and steel undershot
wheel 16 feet diameter, 15 feet wide. The weir, set diagonally across the river, is low and
buttressed.
Attached to the wheelhouse, where the water is discharged from the wheel, is an arched
stone culvert which returns the water to the river. This culvert is dressed stone, with a
simple rounded arch profile, 5 metres wide and 2 metres high above the present water
level. It stretches 440 metres, with a nearly flat gradient, dropping only 0.2 metres in its
entire length.

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HEBDEN ROYD C.P. (off) STATION ROAD,
SD 92NE Hebden Bridge
SD 995268
Mayroyd Mill Wheelhouse,
1/255 and attached Weir
(formerly listed as
10.10.74 Mayroyd Mill (Wheelhouse,
Water Wheel and Weir)
G.V. II


Wheelhouse to mill (now demolished), early C19. Hammer-dressed stone, stone
slate roof survives in part, one end of roof clad in asbestos, over wooden
extension. East elevation has central doorway with window to either side with
plain stone surrounds. Left hand return wall has 2 similar windows in gable
which overlooks the River Calder. Rear has large semi-circular arched entrance
to sluice. Interior houses cast iron and steel undershot wheel 16 feet
diameter, 15 feet wide. The weir, set diagonally across the river, is low and
buttressed.


Listing NGR: SD9953026874

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

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