SE0799 : Marrick High Mill and Dales Beck

taken 10 years ago, near to Marrick, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Marrick High Mill and Dales Beck
Marrick High Mill and Dales Beck
This lead smelting mill was built by Thomas Swinbourne in about 1660 and has been described (*) as "the best preserved 17th century lead smelting mill in Britain, and possibly in the world." The lead produced from the smelting would have been taken by packhorse to Stockton-on-Tees via Hartforth near Gilling.


* "Swaledale, its Mines and Smelting Mills" by Mike Gill
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SE0799, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 February, 2008
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 079 994 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.4337N 1:52.7909W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 078 994
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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