TM0819 : The Tide Mill Thorrington

near to Thorrington, Essex, Great Britain

The Tide Mill Thorrington
The Tide Mill Thorrington
Thorrington Tide mill is a Pre-Victorian Tide Mill on a much earlier site. It has been in preservation by Essex County council since 1972. It last worked by water in 1927 when a steam engine was installed, this drove only one of the three sets of grind- stones. However it saved having to wait for the correct tide. The mill-pond is no longer tidal. It is hoped that one day the water wheel TM0819 : Thorrington Mill Wheel will turn again as a conventional breast shot watermill. For a little more info see LinkExternal link
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2009
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 September, 2009
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Mill, Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0824 1944 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.0839N 1:1.2632E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0829 1942
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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