Keys to the Past

Lesbury Mill (Lesbury)

Lesbury Mill. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.
Lesbury Mill. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1956.

Lesbury Mill was built around 1770. It may have stood on the site of an earlier mill, which had the same name and was in existence by 1523. Lesbury Mill burnt down in 1964. A wall, the last remaining standing part of the mill, was demolished in 2002.

Reference number:N13301
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Lesbury Mill Bridge 2001; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE
TRIAL TRENCH, Lesbury Mill Bridge 2002; Pre-Construct Archaeology
BUILDING SURVEY, Lesbury Mill Bridge 2003; Pre-Construct Archaeology
WATCHING BRIEF, Lesbury Mill Bridge 2003; Pre-Construct Archaeology

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury


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