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Latitude: 55.2293 / 55°13'45"N
Longitude: -2.1779 / 2°10'40"W
OS Eastings: 388785
OS Northings: 592800
OS Grid: NY887928
Mapcode National: GBR F77Z.98
Mapcode Global: WHB0Z.JT4J
Entry Name: Otterburn Mill
Listing Date: 7 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156242
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239697
Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Otterburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
OTTERBURN B 6320
NY 89 SE (West side)
25/37 Otterburn Mill
Woollen mill. C18, extended 1821 and c.1930. Roughly-dressed stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof.
In 3 sections:-
Centre section of 1821 3 storeys, 6 bays. Mainly 16-pane sashes on ground
and 1st floors, though four have been renewed with 6-pane sashes. Shorter
9-pane sashes above. In lower left-hand corner two segmental arches over
the mill race which passes through the building.
Lower 2-storey section to right is older in its masonry but has early C20
openings. It was extended to right c.1930.
Single-storey section to left includes the dye house and the drying room.
Interior: Water wheels were replaced late C19 by a turbine which survives.
Also much early C19 gearing, and a waulk hammer or fulling hammer. Beneath
the floor of the dye house 2 brick furnaces. The drying house has a
perforated iron floor and, below the roof, rows of racks. Cloth was hung
from the racks and heat percolated up through the floor from the furnaces.
Listing NGR: NY8878592800
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