TM0819 : Thorrington Tide Mill - Dust Floor

near to Thorrington, Essex, Great Britain

Thorrington Tide Mill - Dust Floor
Thorrington Tide Mill - Dust Floor
Dust floor/grain floor used for storage of grain. The floor would have been bins with a central walkway.
Thorrington Tide Mill
Thorrington tide mill in a 19th century tide mill built on the site of an earlier mill. It was rebuilt in 1831 from the previous structure. There are four floors, three millstones (one steam driven), flour sieve, sack hoist and breastshot wheel. The mill is in need of repair due to an incident a few years ago when the overflowing millpond started the mill, running dry it burnt out several bearings.
It is well worth a look, free entry with informative guides. Open 4th Sunday of the month in summer.
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2012
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Sunday, 26 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 27 August, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0822 1944 [10m precision]
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