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Castle Mill, Linby Lane, Linby, 1928

Castle Mill was erected in the eighteenth century in pseudo-Gothic style. The River Leen at this point was dammed to form pools which served as reservoirs to the early water powered mills around the village. The water wheel was a breast-shot wheel attached to the east end of the building. It was removed in the late 1940s. After 1782 George, James and John Robinson set about building cotton mills o…