Keys to the Past

Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Ebchester (Ebchester)

This is a former water mill, now converted into a house. The mill was used for grinding corn and also for powering a smithy. Parts of the mill race can still be traced from a dam on the River Derwent to this building.

Reference number:D26
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):Watching Brief for Pipeline, Ebchester 1993; Unknown

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ebchester


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