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Heatherslaw Mill (Ford)

Heatherslaw Mill.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Heatherslaw Mill. Photo by Harry Rowland.

Heatherslaw Mill started life as an 18th century corn mill, which was extended and remodelled around 1830. Inside is a double mill with two wooden undershot wheels driving two sets of machinery. The mill remained partially in use until 1946. It has since been partially restored; the upper mill is in working order with 1830s machinery, but the lower mill awaits restoration. This is a grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N1881
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ford


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