SS4722 : Weare Giffard: Wear Mills

taken 24 years ago, near to Weare Giffard, Devon, Great Britain

Weare Giffard: Wear Mills
Weare Giffard: Wear Mills
On a leat by the river Torridge; in the 18th and 19th century barges would bring grain ‘on the top of the tide’ from Bideford. By 1889 the mill was fitted with a turbine and roller milling machinery by Henry Simon of Manchester; the turbine was appropriate as the Torridge is liable to flood. The mill has been converted to a private residence
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SS4722, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1994   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 August, 2005
Category
Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 474 220 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.6282N 4:10.5048W
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