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Unusual Wall at DARLEY DALE

This unusual wall at Darley Dale is made from the cores of pulp roller millstones. It is thought to have been built with these to allow flood water to easily drain from the road.

There is in fact a double row of rollers as can be seen below.

Cores have been used in a cottage porch at Birchover and pulp millstones can be seen built into a wall at Old Engine Farm.

pulp roller wall
pulp roller wall
pulp roller wall
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