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Gayle Mill Pentrough, Hawes

Description: Gayle Mill Pentrough

Grade: II
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

Location: Beckstones, Hawes, North Yorkshire DL8 3RT

Locality: Hawes
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 3RT

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Listing Text

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

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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