Keys to the Past

Barrow Mill (Alwinton)

This is the site of a water-powered corn mill on the banks of the River Coquet. It was first mentioned in documents in 1712. The remains of the mill and a corn drying kiln can still be seen at the site. The channel that led the water to the mill is also still visible.

Reference number:N1080
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton


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