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Gayle Mill

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Basic information

Name
Gayle Mill.
Township
Hawes.
Civil Parish
Hawes.
Country
North Yorkshire.
Type of record
A.
NMRfn
63829.
NGR
SD 8711 8939.
UTM
54.29995604, -2.199568413

Description

Water-powered cotton-spinning mill built in mid 1780s and used in 19th century for flax spinning, then woollen spinning, and finally as saw mill. Three-storeyed six-bay mill with internal waterwheel replaced by turbine in 1879 when long stone and timber headrace evidently replaced original water system.

Ortophotographic map

Aerial photographic view of Gayle Mill (Hawes, North Yorkshire).

Site

Map of Hawes with its only one textile mill.

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