Rubbybanks Mill, Cockermouth

A water-powered corn mill and flax mill and fulling mill and hat mill in the historic county of Cumberland, England.

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A mill stood on this site as early as 1596. A new mill was erected in 1714 and two mills with parallel wheel pits stood on the site until demolition in 1971. They were used for a variety of purposes. The name Tinker's Mill derives from George Tinker who owned part of the site between 1893 and 1920.

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Alternative names Tinker's Mill
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Cocker
Mill function Corn mill, Flax mill, Fulling mill, Hat mill
Archive ID 12151
Location Cockermouth
Historic county Cumberland
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR NY 121 301
Latitude/longitude 54.65850000, -3.36300000



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