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Kepwick Corn Mill

Description and History of Site:-
Stone and slate. 2 storeys and loft. Kneelers. Large exterior wheel. Stone extension EW 1882. Semi circular relieving arches over doorways. Water course now dry. Brick late 19c house granary over stable and cart sheds. Remains of waterwheel extant in 2021. The mill's water supply has evidence of past water management in which Sorrow Beck was diverted over a considerable distance, the original course of the beck becoming known as Old Beck. There are remains of the weir which maintained the water level to the leat.


Further Reading and References:-
YAS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985.


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Key Words :- corn watermill

Viewing the Site :- Can be viewed from the public road between the A19 and Kepwick village

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Address :- Ewe Leys Lane, Kepwick, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 4BH
Grid Ref :- SE 45214 90507
Co-ordinates :- Lat 54.308170 , Long -1.306607
Local Authority :- Hambleton District Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - North Riding
Site Status :- Listed - Grade II
Historic England List No - 1190846,
Site Condition :- Site refurbished to industrial / commercial use
Site Dates :- Pre 1882 -
Contributor :- Daniel Balmforth - 16 May 2015

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