Keys to the Past

Backside Fell (2) (Harwood in Teesdale)

These are the foundations of a water wheel used for crushing lead ore. The remains of a washing floor and some circular buddles can be seen nearby.

Reference number:D4387
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
Victorian (1837 to 1901)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Harwood in Teesdale

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