Keys to the Past

Little Mill Hill millstone quarry (Cartington)

The outlines of two millstones have been carved on a large boulder, each with an average diameter of 0.8m. Documentary evidence records millstone working here as early as about 1769.

Reference number:N2906
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cartington

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