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Description: Wall on North Side of Former Mill Race to South East of Manor House
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236745
OS Grid Reference: NZ1168098280
OS Grid Coordinates: 411680, 598280
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2785, -1.8177
BRINKBURN BRINKBURN PRIORY
NZ 19 NW
10/76 Wall on north
side of former
mill race, to
Wall bounding former mill race, which utilised the monastic main drain.
Medieval with later patching. Squared stone. 120-metres long retaining wall,
c.3 metres high; at west end a short return with moulded coping has low
segmental arch to covered section of race. Near west end of main wall is a W
segmental arch into an open walled pit possibly a latrine associated with the
monastic infirmary. At east end links to south-west corner of Brinkburn Mill
(q.v.) and steps south, with low arch across race, to end in a short length
of more massive walling protecting the mill from river erosion.
Listing NGR: NZ1168098280
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Source: English Heritage
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