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Description: Gayle Mill Pentrough
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323145
OS Grid Reference: SD8712489344
OS Grid Coordinates: 387124, 489344
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2995, -2.1993
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SD 88 NE
20/122 Gayle Mill Pentrough
Pentrough. c1784. Rubble and timber boarding. Linear structure
approximately 100 metres long leading from waterfall under Gayle Bridge (qv)
towards Gayle Mill (qv). First section, of approximately 70 metres, of
rubble, lower section of timber boarding, which terminates approximately 10
metres short of the mill, the water dropping into a sump before reaching the
turbines. The pentrough probably provided the water supply to the original
waterwheel in the mill, before being adapted to serve the turbines.
Listing NGR: SD8712489344
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Source: English Heritage
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