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Eskdale Watermill, Boot

Location
Grid reference: NY 176 012
OS sheet: 89
Postcode: CA19 1TG
About 8 miles E of Gosforth. Quarter mile from Dalgarth Station, terminus of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
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Built on an early site, the mill has two external overshot wheels, one in stone bearings, with original wooden machinery, and an oatmeal kiln. It can be seen working daily, and mills animal feed for demonstration.
New waterwheel generator also in operation.

Opening times 2017
April to September, 11.00-16.30  provisionally Saturday - Wednesday. To be confirmed.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 11.00-16.30.

Contact
Custodian, Karl Bartlett, tel. 01946 723335.
karl.mtb@btinternet.com
or themillatboot@gmail.com

Web site
www.eskdalemill.co.uk/