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Gelt Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hayton, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78035

Location: Hayton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Hayton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hayton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


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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