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Jacket Watermill

A Grade II Listed Building in Retford, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.2647 / 53°15'53"N

Longitude: -0.9324 / 0°55'56"W

OS Eastings: 471306

OS Northings: 374724

OS Grid: SK713747

Mapcode National: GBR PZXP.YD

Mapcode Global: WHFGN.N66J

Plus Code: 9C5X7379+V2

Entry Name: Jacket Watermill

Listing Date: 6 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420421

Location: West Drayton, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: West Drayton

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Askham

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/92 Jacket Watermill

6.7.82 II

Watermill, parapet and footbridge built over the River Maun.
Late C18 with C19 alterations. Red brick, with the remains of
whitewashed roughcast, some concrete, iron and wood, built over a
stone platform. Pantile roofs. South front. 2 storeys plus
garret, 3 bay C18 wing, to the right, set back, a single storey,
single bay, lean-to and to the left, set back, a lower 2 storey
plus garret, 2 bay wing with C19 front. Dogtooth eaves. The C18
wing has raised and brick coped gables and is buttressed.
Doorway with double wooden door and small glazing bar fixed light
under segmental arch to the right. Further right in the lean-
to, is a low doorway with double wooden door, this contains the
iron water wheel. To the left in the C19 wing with clasping
buttress to the left angle are 2 archways with flat concrete
lintels and central concrete buttress. The right arch being a
water channel with sluice gate. Above, in the C18 wing, is a
single glazing bar fixed light under a segmental arch with a
recessed blind panel under segmental arch to the left and further
left a doorway with panelled wooden door. In the Cl9 wing is a
single Yorkshire sash, there are 3 tie plates. Extending in
front and over the river is an embattled parapet with central
rubble cut water. South front has projecting gabled wing with
catslide roofs to left and right and single stack to left.
Central doorway with part glazed panelled door and 2 window
openings above. In the left side is a round brick arch over a
water channel. To the right, set back in the C19 wing, is the
second water channel with round ashlar arch over with keystone.
To the right of this is a single flight of iron steps leading to
a doorway with part glazed panelled door under segmental arch on
the first floor. There are 3 tie plates. Cantilevered out from
this front is a wooden footbridge. Interior retains much C19
iron machinery including 2 millstones, wheel, pulleys and

Listing NGR: SK7130674724

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

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