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Rutter Mill, Ormside
Rutter Mill
site name:-   Hoff Beck
locality:-   Rutter
civil parish:-   Ormside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   mill
locality type:-   water mill
locality type:-   bobbin mill
locality type:-   locality
coordinates:-   NY68181581
1Km square:-   NY6815
10Km square:-   NY61

BJM95.jpg  Back shot water wheel.
(taken 5.6.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 15 11) 
placename:-  Rutter 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.
"Rutter Mill / Saw & Bobbin"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Ruller Mills
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"Ruller Mills"
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?, mill 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

The mill was once used by the Great Asby Electric Light Co to generate power for Great Asby village.

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