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Fountains Abbey Watermill

Location
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 2017
Daily: January to October, 10.00-17.00; (Closes one hour later mid-March to October). 
November to December, closed on Friday, opening hours 10.00 - 17.00.
See web site or telephone for further details.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 10.00-18.00.

Contact
Tel. 01765 608888.

Email
enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk

Web site
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountains-abbey-and-studley-royal-water-garden