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Cross Mill, Stainton
Cross Mill
Stainton Cross Mill
site name:-   Stainton Beck (2)
locality:-   Stainton
civil parish:-   Stainton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   water mill
locality type:-   mill
coordinates:-   SD52268537 (about) 
1Km square:-   SD5285
10Km square:-   SD58

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 42 8) 
placename:-  Cross Mill
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Cross Mill (Flour) / Mill Race"

Said to be always a sacking mill, weaving sacks and related items; mid 19th century. Pulled down 1886, the stone used to build cottages on the north side of the canal.

Somervell, John: 1930: Water Power Mills of South Westmorland

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