Keys to the Past

Dye Mill (Wooler)

This was the site of a Dye Mill. It lay between Earle and Wooler. It was a pan-tiled building at the bottom of the road. The leat which served the mill came from a weir across Wooler Water and filled a pond above Earle's Mill. There trade of dying was first recorded in Wooler in 1296.

Reference number:N1683
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, Land at Ferguson's Transport Yard, South Road, Wooler 2010; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd
BUILDING SURVEY, The Former Ferguson (Redpath) Transport Premises, South Road, Wooler 2010; North Pennines Archaeology Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wooler

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