Keys to the Past

Fenham Mill (Kyloe)

Remains of the mill outflow at Fenham, Ancroft. Photo by Glasgow University.
Remains of the mill outflow at Fenham, Ancroft. Photo by Glasgow University.

This was the site of a medieval mill at Fenham. It stands almost on the seashore, though the wheel was powered by the Fenham Burn. It was probably owned by the monks of Holy Island. The slight remains of a building can still be seen, though these are probably of post-medieval date.

Reference number:N4105
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kyloe


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