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Tenters C.40 Yards South-East of Otterburn Mill, Otterburn

Description: Tenters C.40 Yards South-East of Otterburn Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239699

OS Grid Reference: NY8880392714
OS Grid Coordinates: 388803, 592714
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2285, -2.1776

Location: B6320, Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1JT

Locality: Otterburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1JT

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Listing Text

NY 89 SE (West side)

25/39 Tenters c.40 yards
south-east of
Otterburn Mill

Tenters for drying cloth. Early C19. Wood and iron.

Two rows of tenters, each c. 40 yards long. The row to right is c.7 ft. high
and consists of regularly-spaced iron posts with holes all the way up. Along
the top of these a fixed wooden rail with tenterhooks all along. Lower down
a second, adjustable rail also with tenterhooks.

The row to left is similar but only c.4 ft. high.

Included for industrial-archaeological interest.

Listing NGR: NY8880392714

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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