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© Mrs Jean Bickerstaffe

IoE Number: 333721
Location: PRIORY MILL, GRANGE LANE (west side)
  BARNSLEY, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Jean Bickerstaffe
Date Photographed: 16 August 2004
Date listed: 13 January 1986
Date of last amendment: 13 January 1986
Grade II

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SE30NEBARNSLEYGRANGE LANE(west side),Cundy Cross4/34Priory MillGVII

SE30NE BARNSLEY GRANGE LANE (west side), Cundy Cross 4/34 Priory Mill GV II Priory mill. Possibly C13 origin, heavily remodelled or rebuilt in 1635 by Sir William Armyne, with C19 alterations and roof. Squared, deeply-coursed stone. Welsh slate roof to right, stone slate roof to left. Long rectangular plan the part to right breaking forward. Two storeys. The elevation to the road has, to the left part,a wide entrance with deep square lintel on imposts. Altered double-chamfered openings to the left of this include a 2-light window. A continuous hoodmould follows the openings. The projecting right part has various altered double-chamfered openings with continuous hoodmould with spiral stop at right end. The upper floor is C19. The rear elevation has a round-arched opening to left and a wide square-headed opening to right, both for water courses at ground-floor level. Two 2-light double-chamfered windows (one possibly reset) to 1st floor. Near the centre is the remains of a possible external chimney breast. Interior: A symmetrical arrangement with a small chamber to each end containing a wheel pit. In the central chamber are mountings for the machinery. The mill was powered by water brought by a leat from the River Dearne. A large stone drain led from the leat to the Monk Bretton Priory (q.v.) where it flushed the kitchen and reredorter and then returned to the leat. Rose Graham and R. Gilyard-Beer, Monk Bretton Priory, Yorkshire, D. of E. Official Handbook, 1966.

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