SD4979 : Heron Mill - machinery

taken 8 months ago, near to Beetham, Cumbria, Great Britain

Heron Mill - machinery
Heron Mill - machinery
The mill dates from 1740 and some of the machinery is claimed to be of that vintage. This large wooden frame carrying the stones is a Lowder frame. This carries four sets of stones used in the production of oatmeal. Two stones are used for shelling to remove the hulls from the groats and two are used for milling the groats for oatmeal or corn for flour. On the left is an oscillating sieve or jogscry for sieving the oatmeal.
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SD4979, 94 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Place (from Tags)
Beetham 
Primary Subject of Photo
Machinery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4962 7996 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.7731N 2:46.4405W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4962 7996
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