Lyham Hill millstone quarry (Tillside)
Extensive remains of a documented Elizabethan workings for millstones and gateposts. The site contains the remains of over 100 shallow circular extraction hollows. Exposed hollows display wedge-shaped grooves around the edges and at least one rough-out is visible. A major part of the site lies beneath an extensive layer of turf which will have preserved technological information relating to the extraction process. It is considered one of the best millstone quarrying sites in the North East of England and should be protected. (2)(3b)
A post Medieval millstone working site, centred at NU 0754 3105, is visible as earthworks on air photographs. (3a)
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