Yes, I believe this is the case - floor slabs recycled from old cotton and woollen mills. The slots/metal bits were where the various machines - looms etc. were anchored to the floor. Makes you realise what substantial buildings they must have been,
The steps leading down from the summit towards Hull pot and Horton are quite well documented but I can't find much about the ones on the summit. They really fascinate me as I try to work out what the slots could have been used for. I too thought they must be from 'old mills' but I would love to know what part the slots and holes played. There are some threaded nuts in the flags too.
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