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Shotley Field Mill corn mill (Shotley Low Quarter)

A 19th century corn mill stood at Shotley Field Mill, and in the 1960s it was recorded as completely ruinous. A leat fed water to a wheel with wooden buckets and spokes. The wheel had a cast iron rim, hubs and shaft. Two pairs of millstones were seen as well as a roasting kiln, pearl barley machine and other pieces of machinery and fittings.

Reference number:N9917
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shotley Low Quarter

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