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SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 216
 Date Entered 29/05/2011
 Updated on 25/08/2012
 Recorded by Alan and Judith Mills
 Category Vernacular Record
 Record Type Industrial Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 28/05/2011
 Location Whaw Edge
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NY 98697 02736
 Altitude 1700ft approx
 Geology Millstone Grit
 Record Name Partially worked millstones on Mould Side above Tottergill Pasture
 Record Description A partially worked millstone. Approximately 100yds away at NY 98702 02648 is a large stone, also millstone grit, inscribed "1867". It is not known if the working of the millstone and the dating of the stone are contemporaneous.
 Dimensions Not measured
 Additional Notes Added by S. Eastmead: Further examples of Millstone Grit quarrying above Tottergill Pasture and their locations are given beside images 4-13. NOTE: Some of these stones were photographed in the 1980's but their exact position was not precisely known. See SWAAG Records 44 and 45.
 Image 1 ID 698         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Partially worked millstone
 Image 2 ID 699         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Date on large stone
 Image 3 ID 700         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description The dated stone
 Image 4 ID 725         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description J BARNINGHAM Rock location: NY 98827 02644
 Image 5 ID 733         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description J BARNINGHAM Rock location: NY 98827 02644
 Image 6 ID 723         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Manually split rock
 Image 7 ID 724         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Manually split rock
 Image 8 ID 726         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Rock in the process of being split NY 98828 02619
 Image 9 ID 727         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Rock in the process of being split NY 98785 02683
 Image 10 ID 728         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description Rejected Mill Stone NY 98744 02660
 Image 11 ID 729
 Image 11 Description Rejected Millstone NY 98744 02660
 Image 12 ID 730
 Image 12 Description Partially worked millstone NY98792 02650
 Image 13 ID 734
 Image 13 Description Hand drilled stone (Millstone Grit)
 Image 14 ID 768
 Image 14 Description Fracture millstone whilst drilling central hole. NY 98814 02631
 Image 17 ID 861
 Image 17 Description Tom NY 98786 02668
 Image 18 ID 862
 Image 18 Description Tom NY 98786 02668
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