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IoE Number: 239770
Photographer: Mr John Hogg
Date Photographed: 25 July 2006
Date listed: 24 May 1988
Date of last amendment: 24 May 1988
Grade II

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ACOMBACOMB MILLNY 936618/10Old windmillforming part ofLanthorn Cottage

ACOMB ACOMB MILL NY 9366 18/10 Old windmill forming part of Lanthorn Cottage II Windmill tower, dated 1720 with initials R R (Richard Ridley) on lintel, altered to house in late C18 or early C19. Squared tooled stone; Lakeland slate roof. Circular 3-storeyed tower. Chamfered plinth. Ground floor has old doorway with broadly-chamfered stone surround (now opening into later cottage), 12-pane sash window on south with iron bars externally and sundial incised on sill, blocked door on east and renewed 9-pane fixed window on north in chamfered surround with dated lintel. 1st floor has 12-pane sash on south and blocked chamfered light on east. 2nd floor has 4 small chamfered lights, that on east blocked. Pyramidal roof, stepped stack on east side. Interior; ground floor fireplace in tooled stone surround; 1st floor has heavy ceiling beams showing mortices for framework of mill machinery, and carpenter's marks. Attached cottage of c.1977 not of interest. Operated in the C18 in conjunction with the nearby watermill (Acomb Mill, q.v.). Shown on O.S. maps as The Lantern.

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