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High Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in West Ayton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2503 / 54°15'1"N

Longitude: -0.4856 / 0°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 498770

OS Northings: 484903

OS Grid: SE987849

Mapcode National: GBR TM19.N4

Mapcode Global: WHGC5.JF0H

Plus Code: 9C6X7G27+4Q

Entry Name: High Mill

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327067

ID on this website: 101296718

Location: West Ayton, North Yorkshire, YO13

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: West Ayton

Built-Up Area: East Ayton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hutton Buscell St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: York

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SE 9884
(east side)
8/42 High Mill
Watermill. c1800 with earlier origins. Coursed rubble sandstone, with
hammered stone dressings; slate roof. 3-storey, 3-window central block
flanked by 2-storey pent wings, with further (rebuilt) single storey lean-to
to-left. Irregular quoins. Central board stable door beneath divided
overlight to 3-storey block. Wide cart opening with heavy timber lintel to
wing on left and similar opening to lean-to. Wing to right originally
housed the undershot mill wheel. Pivoting windows throughout, some
replacements and some retaining original iron glazing bars. All openings
have heavy lintels and quoined jambs. The central second floor opening is
blocked by a recessed panel carved with the Hewlay arms. Coped gables and
end left stack. Interior: cast iron fluted columns with caps and bases
support floor beams to all upper floors. Iron brackets survive as
strengthening members to the roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SE9877084903

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