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Fourstones Paper Mill (Warden)

Fourstones Paper Mill
Fourstones Paper Mill

Fourstones Paper Mill was established in 1762 by the Rector of Hexham Abbey on the banks of the River South Tyne and is still operating. It was originally powered by a waterwheel and, although the ponds that supplied the water remain, the dam was destroyed in about 1920. The 18th and 19th century buildings are Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law.

Reference number:N14248
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden


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