Keys to the Past

Birdhope Mill (Rochester and Byrness)

A corn mill once stood on the west bank of the Sills Burn at Birdhope. It is recorded in the 18th century Elsdon Parish Registers but is not shown on two early 19th century maps. The site of the mill had disappeared by the late 19th century and only the old mill race can now be seen.

Reference number:N8121
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness

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