Keys to the Past

Bardon Mill corn mill (Henshaw)

The remains of an old corn mill stand in Bardon Mill, although it has now been converted for other uses. For example, it has been a blanket mill and a pipe and drain factory. Originally, the corn mill was powered by a waterwheel with two pairs of millstones. There was also a kiln and a mill pond in a field to the north, with a tail race down to the River Tyne.

Reference number:N6858
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Henshaw


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