Abbey Mill, Fountains



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Notes on Yorkshire watermills. Also refers to the following mills and mines: Sheffield Watermill, Cornish Place Works (Sheffield) Watermill, Lunehead Mines, Prebden Bridge Watermill, Ecclesfield Watermill, Kirkstall Abbey Watermill, Pool-in-Wharfedale Watermill, Skeleron Mines, Skyreholme Paper Mill (Skilton), East Riding Watermills, Bentley Watermill, Cottingham Snuff Watermill, Little Kelk Watermill, York Watermill, Merrifield Watermill (Bewerley), Prosperous-Providence Mines (Bewerley), Riggs Watermill (Bewerley), Wood's Shaft Ashfoldside Gill Watermill (Bewerley), Ashfoldside Gill Watermill (Heathfield), Burley-in-Wharfedale Watermill, Burton-in-Lonsdale Clay Watermill, Grassington Watermill, Heathfield Watermill, Whichell Rolling Watermill (Halifax), Heathfield Watermill, Helwith Bridge Watermill, Long Preston Watermill, Lowthersdale Watermill, Maltham Watermill, Methley Watermill, Hillam Watermill (Parlington), Brigg House (The Rolling Mill) Watermill (Pateley Bridge), Ramsgill Watermill, Bramsley Watermill (Ripon), Low Watermill (Ripon), Rockley Furnace Watermill, Bridge End Watermill (Settle), Westbrook Snuff Mill (Sheffield), Stammonden Watermill, Sir Francis Level (Swaledale), Sunnydale Watermill, Gouthwaite Beck Sawmill, Worsbrough Watermill, Castle Watermills (York).

"Wheel of fortune: Restoration at the monastery"

Abbey Mill built by the monks of Fountains Abbey , N Yorkshire to be restored by English Heritage and National Trust. The first mill was probable built in 1140 and became one of the largets corn mills in the country. By the 20th century a water turbine was added after gaining a new waterwheel in the 19th century for sawmill operations.

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