SK2474 : Calver Mill

taken 10 years ago, near to Curbar, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Calver Mill
Calver Mill
This is a magnificent building. You can see two stair towers here at each end - doubtless an original feature. The two ground level archways that probably led to waterwheels are not visible from this low angle. These wheels were probably superseded by the later pair in the detached wheel-house. This is my personal guess - facts are always welcome.

This mill is very well screened by trees and unimpeded shots are very hard to come by. This view entailed much risky scrambling amongst prickly undergrowth and driftwood by a fast flowing river.
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SK2474, 211 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 February, 2007
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 246 746 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:16.0801N 1:37.8763W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 248 746
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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