TM0733 : Dry dock near Flatford Mill

taken 11 years ago, near to Dedham, Essex, Great Britain

Dry dock near Flatford Mill
Dry dock near Flatford Mill
This photograph shows the end of the dry dock that features in John Constable’s painting of 1814 called ‘Boat-building near Flatford Mill.’ The brick floor, though 19th century, is a later addition. The photograph shows a reconstruction of the dock ‘gate’. Also shown is the drainage channel that allows the dock to be emptied of water. Each winter the dock is ‘flooded’ to protect the brick floor from frost.

See also this photograph of TM0733 : Dry dock near Flatford Mill and also:
TM0733 : Old dry dock at Flatford Mill by Colin Babb.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 July, 2006
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 076 332 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.5108N 1:1.2034E
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