Lyham Hill millstone quarry (Tillside)
This site is known to have been a quarry since Elizabethan times and is first documented in 1563. It was worked for millstones and gateposts. The remains of over 100 shallow circular hollows lie in the quarry and are where millstones were extracted. Wedge-shaped grooves around the edges show how the stones were extracted. This is one of the best millstone quarrying sites in the North East of England.
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