Keys to the Past

Byrness Mill (Rochester and Byrness)

The foundations of Byrness Mill survives as earthworks and comprise a one-roomed building 7.4m by 3.8m. Nearby is a corn drying kiln and a possible mill race. The earliest documentary record of the mill is in Elsdon Parish Register for 1687.

Reference number:N84
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, An archaeological desk-based assessment at Biminy Lake Lodges, Byrness 2016; The Archaeological Practice

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness

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