Tyne and Wear HER(4140): Heaton, Windmill

  • Description

    "This windmill was probably built in the early 18th century and may be the one recorded on a View Of Newcastle in 1743. It was used for grinding corn for flour and meal for animal feed. An advertisement in the Newcastle Courant in July 1760 gives the tenant as one Jonathon Hutchinson and advertises it to be let. In 1800 the ownership is shown as Matthew White Ridley but by 1844 is was in ruins. The tower of the former windmill...."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/4140
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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