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Tenters C.40 Yards South-East of Otterburn Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2285 / 55°13'42"N

Longitude: -2.1776 / 2°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 388803

OS Northings: 592714

OS Grid: NY888927

Mapcode National: GBR F77Z.CJ

Mapcode Global: WHB0Z.JV83

Entry Name: Tenters C.40 Yards South-East of Otterburn Mill

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239699

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Otterburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

OTTERBURN B 6320
NY 89 SE (West side)

25/39 Tenters c.40 yards
south-east of
Otterburn Mill
GV II

Tenters for drying cloth. Early C19. Wood and iron.

Two rows of tenters, each c. 40 yards long. The row to right is c.7 ft. high
and consists of regularly-spaced iron posts with holes all the way up. Along
the top of these a fixed wooden rail with tenterhooks all along. Lower down
a second, adjustable rail also with tenterhooks.

The row to left is similar but only c.4 ft. high.

Included for industrial-archaeological interest.


Listing NGR: NY8880392714

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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