ST4418 : Parrett Works near Martock

taken 11 years ago, near to East Lambrook, Somerset, Great Britain

Parrett Works near Martock
Parrett Works near Martock
The plaque on the building reads "Historic Martock. Parrett Works 19th C. Built in 1854 on the site of old Cary's Mill, mentioned in the Doomsday [sic] Book, this was originally a flour mill, then a flax mill and canvas and rope makers, later manufacturing engineering products. More than 300 persons were employed here at its prime. Martock Parish Council"
Picture taken from Carey's Mill Bridge (spelling as on OS map) showing mill leat rejoining the main stream of the River Parrett having run underground for perhaps 200 metres. From the noise coming from the tunnel (at 8.51 pm) some power may still be taken from the stream.
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 July, 2006
Category
Industrial architecture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 445 186 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.8481N 2:47.5012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 444 186
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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