TG2406 : Footpath passing the site of Trowse Mill

taken 8 years ago, near to Trowse Newton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Footpath passing the site of Trowse Mill
Footpath passing the site of Trowse Mill
The mill is mentioned in the Domesday Book but sadly, the original building was demolished. Fortunately, the two tail races as well as the mill pond have survived and the site was redeveloped in 2001, this time for housing. The design was based on the original mill building: LinkExternal link.
Trowse Millgate
The settlement of Trowse Millgate originated at the bridging point over the River Yare, the ideal location for a mill. The character of the area underwent significant changes in the 19th century when the railway and the sewage works were built. With the onset of post war decline, the character changed again but by the late 20th century this decline was beginning to be reversed with the construction of new housing and the restoration of historic buildings.

Trowse Millgate was first designated a conservation area on 2 January 1979 and extended a couple of years later to include the former railway station and the former Pineapple public house to the north of the railway line. The area lies within the floodplain of the River Yare one mile to the south east of Norwich city centre and covers an area of 3.9 hectares.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 January, 2010
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Public footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 243 068 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7618N 1:18.7427E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 243 068
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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