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Spooners Wheel, Sheffield

A water-powered forge mill in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.

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Dating from the early 17th century, this wheel is one of the earliest to be built in the Rivelin Valley. It was used to grind files, saws, fenders, scythes and cutlery in the two mill houses, the site of which is occupied by a cafe. The site was in ruins by 1936.

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Alternative names Holme Wheel, Rivelin Wheel
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
Mill function Forge mill
Archive ID 12693
Location Sheffield
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SK 321 883
Latitude/longitude 53.39106607, -1.51796413

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