Tyne and Wear HER(1332): Mason, windmill - Details
Wind Power Site
In 1485...the trustees of the late Thomas Forster of Brenkley granted to Newminster Abbey all Forster's land in Mason and a windmill there.... The site of this mill could be at the existing farm of Mill Hill, although no mill is shown there on the first edition Ordnance Survey plan.
<< HER 1332 >> M.H. Dodds, 1926, Mason Township, Northumberland County History, XII, 473 J.T. Fowler,1878, The Newminster Cartulary, Surtees Society, 66, pp. 257-9