SW6942 : Redruth: Town Mills Foundry

taken 21 years ago, near to Redruth, Cornwall, Great Britain

Redruth: Town Mills Foundry
Redruth: Town Mills Foundry
An 11 breastshot waterwheel on a private site. Also known as Town Mill Foundry; a decayed and ancient corn mill also survives here. The foundry was established by William M Sara in 1860 and in 1997 a 24 waterwheel was also on site, although some of its shrouds were missing. For more on Cornish foundries see John Ferguson, Forged and Founded in Cornwall. Cornish Hillside Publications, St Austell, 2000
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SW6942, 81 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 March, 1997   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2006
Category
Waterwheel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 691 425 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:14.2376N 5:14.3624W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 691 425
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