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placename:- Low Gote Mills
locality:- Goat
locality:- Goatmill Bridge
parish Cockermouth parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
water mill; mill
coordinates:- NY11613108
10Km square:- NY13
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY1131


Low Gote Mills -- Goat -- Goatmill Bridge -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 21.6.2013

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 54 4)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Goat Mills
water mill
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Now disused. Probably early C19. Stone rubble, partly cemented, slate roof. Built on sloping hillside. Upper portion has wide gable end to road, 3 storeys, with wooden shuttered openings. Lower wing to left is 2 storeys, the lower storey being below road level; 5 windows on each floor, formerly 24-paned sashes but now partly broken, in stone architraves. End gable his entrance up 4 stone steps, and a round- arched upper window. Rear facade to former mill-race has 8 windows. Mill wheel at junction of wings. Interior appears to have heavy women beams and iron upright props.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY11513113
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

hearsay Converted from a ruin to a dwelling, 1978-79. There was a mill on this site for at least 300 years. The lower part of the mills was demolished.
Used as a corn mill and also by Harris's linen company.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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