c1997

The Water Wheel was listed by Henri Godin in Some Ulster Watermills as “one of the most picturesque mills in Ulster.”  Extensive work was done to bring it back to its former working glory.

The Arches would have been used to dry the grain before being put through the waterwheel operated mill.  Henri Godin stated in his Photographic Exhibition, Some Ulster Watermills, “The barn is one of the most distinctive buildings with its ordered ventilation holes to help dry the grain.” The roof was replaced, and the building was made structurally sound during this time.

The Main Barn was originally a Dutch Barn style used for storing straw, hay and machinery. As part of the renovation of the yard the current stone wall was hand built, wooden siding put up and large arched openings were established on one side of the barn.

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