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Allerston Mill, Allerston

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

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The mill's waterwheel was replaced by a vertical shaft Gilkes turbine in the 1920s and later removed in the 1950s. Roller mills were installed but flour milling stopped at the end of WW1.

This mill had a breastshot waterwheel.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Allerston Beck
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 4133
Location Allerston, North Riding of Yorkshire
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SE 87841 82698
Latitude/longitude 54.23247600, -0.65387700

Location

References

  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Harrison, John K, Eight Centuries of Milling in North East Yorkshire (North York Moors National Park Authority, 2001)
  • Ordnance Survey six-inch map, Yorkshire 92 (1854)

 

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