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mill, Greystoke
Graystoke Mill
site name:-   North Petteril (?) 
locality:-   Greystoke
civil parish:-   Greystoke (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   water mill
locality type:-   mill
1Km square:-   NY4330 (?) 
10Km square:-   NY43
references:-   Clarke 1787

evidence:-   old text:- Clarke 1787
source data:-   Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, written and published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787; published 1787-93.
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Page 29:-  "... the tenants of the rest of the barony of Graystock are bound to repair the mill-race and mill; and, in case it be required, to rebuild the mill at their own expence, the mill-stones excepted: the inhabitants of Thackthwaite are exempted from all this, except the repairing of the mill-race, which they are to do upon being required by the miller, and for which they are to receive a pot of ale, and a pennyworth of tobacco. An old inquisition in my possession specifies, that the pot shall contain eight standard quarts, so that probably this custom took its rise during the time these counties were in possession of the Scots."

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