Birstwith Mill, Birstwith

A electricity- and water-powered corn mill and cotton mill in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.

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A corn and cotton mill here was taken over by the Wood family in the mid 19th century. Cotton spinning later ceased, but flour production continued under F T Wood and Sons. The firm later became part of Spillers, and the mill now belongs to Kerry Ingredients. The mill was powered by waterwheel until 1886 and by water turbine from 1886 to 1970

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Alternative names Wreaks Mill
Power source Electricity, Water
Mill type Roller flour mill, Watermill
River Nidd
Mill function Corn mill, Cotton mill
Archive ID 3956
Location Birstwith
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SE 243 596
Latitude/longitude 54.03223667, -1.62935516




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