Tyne & Wear

The watermill in Jesmond Dene

The watermill in Jesmond Dene

The following list of watermills in Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland is not to be seen as a complete list of watermills in the area.  Other parts of the north east are given on separate pages.

The list is sorted by local authority then by the closest place of a reasonable size.  Searching by the mill name may also help locate a particular mill.  First dates are first known dates; NK: Not Known

Area Nearest Place Mill Name Grid Reference River/ stream Use(s) First Date
Gateshead Blackhall Mill Blackhall Mill NZ122579 Fulling, Corn, Steel, Paper NK
Gateshead Blaydon Low Mill NZ177633 Blaydon Burn NK NK
Gateshead Blaydon Mill NZ174632 Blaydon Burn Shoddy, (Corn?) NK
Gateshead Blaydon Path Head Cotton Mill NZ173632 Blaydon Burn Cotton NK
Gateshead Blaydon Path Head Mill NZ173634 ?, Woodworking NK
Gateshead Blaydon Stella Forge NZ170642 Forge NK
Gateshead Chopwell Chopwell Mill NZ116578 Corn, paper NK
Gateshead Kibblesworth Moor Mill NZ255573 River Team Corn, paper NK
Gateshead Lobley Hill High Team Forge NZ244611 River Team Forge NK
Gateshead Lobley Hill Low & High Team Paper Mills NZ237618 River Team Paper 1862?
Gateshead Rowlands Gill Gibside Paper Mill NZ178595 River Derwent Paper, Corn, (fulling?) 1362
Gateshead Swalwell High Forge NZ197619 River Derwent Forge NK
Gateshead Swalwell Saw Mill NZ203625 River Derwent Saw NK
Gateshead Swalwell Swalwell Paper Mill NZ202622 River Derwent Paper NK
Gateshead Winlaton Greenwell Mill NZ168624 Blaydon Burn Corn NK
Gateshead Winlaton Haggerstones Mill NZ171629 Blaydon Burn Corn NK
Gateshead Winlaton High Mill NZ171627 Blaydon Burn Corn NK
Gateshead Winlaton Saw Mill NZ165622 Blaydon Burn Saw NK
Gateshead Winlaton Mill Crowley Ironworks NZ186605 River Derwent NK NK
Newcastle Benwell Benwell Staith NZ219634 NK NK
Newcastle Benwell Cotton Mill NZ214636 NK NK
Newcastle Byker Ouseburn Flint Mills NZ262647 Ouse Burn Flint NK
Newcastle Gosforth Haddricks Mill NZ255678 Ouse Burn Corn NK
Newcastle Heaton Flint Mill NZ260669 Ouse Burn Flint NK
Newcastle Heaton Heaton Mill (The Old Flint Mill) NZ257673 Ouse Burn Flint, Corn NK
Newcastle Jesmond Busy Cottage Mill NZ262663 Ouse Burn NK NK
Newcastle Jesmond Mill NZ263664 Ouse Burn NK NK
Newcastle Newburn Newburn Mill NZ170654 NK NK
Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne Mill NZ253649 Pandon Burn NK NK
Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne Mill NZ253643 Pandon Burn NK NK
Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne Mill NZ248650 Pandon Burn NK NK
Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne Mill NZ254648 Pandon Burn NK NK
Newcastle Scotswood High Mill NZ196640 Denton Burn NK NK
North Tyneside Whitley Bay Marden Mill NZ35 71 Corn 1539
South Tyneside Boldon Colliery Boldon Mill NZ344627 River Don Corn NK
South Tyneside Hebburn Springwell Paper Mill NZ330642 River Don Paper NK
South Tyneside Hedworth Hedworth Mill NZ335631 River Don Corn, ‘Washing’ 1831
South Tyneside South Shields Mill Dam Tide Mill NZ360669 Tyne Estury Corn 1347
Sunderland Fence Houses Sedgeletch (Newbottle) Mill NZ325506 Sedge Letch / Rainton Burn Corn C11?
Sunderland Hetton-le-Hole Hetton Mill NZ344486 Rainton Burn Corn 1380
Sunderland Houghton-le-Spring Flint Mill NZ331504 Sedge Letch Corn, Flint 1300?
Sunderland Houghton-le-Spring Rainton Mill NZ339487 Rainton Burn Corn C11?
Sunderland New Herrington Herrington Mill NZ331526 Herrington Burn Corn 1328
Sunderland Penshaw Painshaw Foundry NZ325522 Ellingburn Foundry, Corn? C12?
Sunderland Sunderland Ford Paper Mill NZ363575 paper NK
Sunderland Washington Washington Chemical works NZ321567 Chemicals, paper? NK
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