Thanks to Jim Oliver, I now know that the winding gear at the Boyds Mill cauld was to operate the sluice gates for the dam which fed the two mills upper and lower.

You can see a pic of the winding gear in my post here.

Fascinating stuff!



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3 responses to “

  1. Good to have you back — and what wonderful photos those are, in the link.


  2. Joan

    Hope you’re having your best summer ever, in spite of the weather, and that we’ll hear all about it when tourist season is over.

  3. Teresa Smith

    Hello, just from research I’ve been doing I think this was the Barrass Tannery (see photos on this site Boyds was further down the Bongate

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