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Fountains Abbey Watermill

Grid reference: SE 273683
OS sheet: 99
Postcode: HG4 3DY
4 miles W of Ripon, off B6265 to Pateley Bridge. Follow signs to Fountains Abbey.

The surviving part of a 12th century granary & workshop range, originally a corn mill, later a sawmill. A Gilkes turbine was installed in 1928 to produce electricity. Restored in 1993-2001, plus a turning waterwheel and reconstructed hurst frame. Part of the Fountains Abbey estate. Owned by the National Trust.

Mill Opening times 2018
Daily: January to October, 10.00-16.00; (Closes one hour later mid-March to October). 
27th October to 31st December, closed on Friday, opening hours 10.00 - 17.00.
See web site or telephone for further details.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Saturday and Sunday, 10.00-18.00.

Tel. 01765 608888.


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