Keys to the Past

Brignall Water Mill (Brignall)

This watermill by the River Greta once ground corn. The machinery still survives, but is due to be moved to the museum at Beamish. On the upper floor was a heated floor on which barley was dried so it could be used to make beer.

Reference number:D979

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Source of Reference
Local History of Brignall

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