Mills

Corn Mill

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THE MILLS OF POOL-IN-WHARFEDALE 1279 The mills (plural) of Pool are mentioned in an inquisition taken at York in June 1279 “as yielding with other things there an annual rental of 50s. to the Lord Archbishop of York, and the said lord is bound by his charter to defend them against whomsoever it be.” This […]

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High Mill

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POOL WALK MILL or HIGH MILL – Fulling & Paper Map of 1888 Scottish girls at a fulling mill around 1600 Fulling was the process of cloth finishing. The cloth was cleansed and thickened or fulled in a primitive way The fuller would walk or stamp on the cloth with bare feet. “Walke mylnes” refer […]

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Low Mill

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Low Mill (early years) –Fulling and Paper LOW MILL is on Otley Road built lower down the River Wharfe than High/Walk Mill, The first mention of Poole low fulling mills is in Otley church register. It seems both High Mill and Low Mill were originally fulling mills, both of which were washed away in 1673 […]

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Inns

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INNS OF POOL 1890 Dyneley Arms Inn . The boundaries of Pool-in-Wharfedale changed c.2010, bringing in this public house, named after the Dyneley family who moved to Bramhope Hall in the 16th century.. On map of 1847. Publican 1890 Ernest Movley. 6th Aug. 1880. “ A Drunken Typo. William Joseph Slack was brought up in […]