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Haughton Mill House, Haughton Mill Cottage and Storage Building Between

A Grade II Listed Building in Humshaugh, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0506 / 55°3'2"N

Longitude: -2.1245 / 2°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 392143

OS Northings: 572904

OS Grid: NY921729

Mapcode National: GBR FBL1.V9

Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.BBK0

Plus Code: 9C7V3V2G+66

Entry Name: Haughton Mill House, Haughton Mill Cottage and Storage Building Between

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239996

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Humshaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Humshaugh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NY 97 SW
2/237 Haughton Mill House,
Haughton Mill
Cottage, and storage
building between


Offices and drying shed of paper mill founded 1788 by Captain William Smith;
cottage at west end mid-C19. Now two dwellings with garage and storage between
and partly above. Squared stone with brick 1st floor, cut and tooled quoins
and dressings, cottage coursed rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings.
Welsh slate roof except for stone slates to eaves of main building, which has
brick stacks.

South elevation: Main part 2 storeys, 5 + 3 + 4 bays with pedimented centre
set slightly forward. Central flush-panelled door in rusticated surround with
heavy triple keystone; 16-pane sash windows (some renewed) under wedge lintels
on ground floor. 1st-floor drying shed has large wood-slatted openings, the
central one round-arched, those in right part bricked-up and 12-pane sashes (2
renewed) inserted. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks and flanking stack to right.

Cottage to left 2 storeys, 2 bays. Central rebated segmental arch with inserted
Yorkshire sash window under 6-pane overlight. Fixed 12-pane casement on left;
4-pane sashes to right and in gabled half dormers above. Stepped-and-banded
end stacks. Included for group value.

Historical note. French assignats were forged here in 1793, to lower the value
of the currency of the revolutionary French government. The mill had ceased
working by 1888.

Listing NGR: NY9214372904

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