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Description: Tenters C.40 Yards South-East of Otterburn Mill
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
OTTERBURN B 6320
NY 89 SE (West side)
25/39 Tenters c.40 yards
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
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Source: English Heritage
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