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Latitude: 54.9015 / 54°54'5"N
Longitude: -2.7236 / 2°43'25"W
OS Eastings: 353694
OS Northings: 556542
OS Grid: NY536565
Mapcode National: GBR 9CFR.4R
Mapcode Global: WH806.4299
Entry Name: Gelt Mill
Listing Date: 28 March 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335621
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78035
Location: Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8
Civil Parish: Hayton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Hayton St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 55 NW HAYTON GREENWELL
5/44 Gelt Mill
Disused water corn mill. 1775, on site of earlier mill and incorporating
earlier features, with C20 alterations. Red sandstone rubble, Welsh slate roofs
(of late 1970s), rebuilt stone chimney stacks. 3 joined buildings: mill with
wheel house, central loading bay/kiln, and granary/storehouse left. Mill of 3
storeys, 2 storeys to rear, has arched entrance with impost blocks and keystone,
surround inscribed by successive millers. Unglazed windows have plain
surrounds. 2-storey, one-bay lean-to extension to right front has similar
openings. Right is single-storey, one-bay wheel house, containing iron mill
wheel. Interior of mill contains original machinery for grinding, partly
dismantled. Loading bay/kiln of 2 storeys has plank door with keyed flat arch,
loft above. Storehouse/granary of 2 storeys, 2 bays has been altered with C20
windows to front and rear. Mill pond to rear of house now dry and stream
diverted away from mill. Building in process of conversion at time of
resurvey. See, M. Davies-Shiel, Watermills of Cumbria, 1978, p57.
Listing NGR: NY5369456542
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