ST1221 : Wellington: Tonedale Mills

taken 12 years ago, near to Westford, Somerset, Great Britain

Wellington: Tonedale Mills
Wellington: Tonedale Mills
A new woollen factory was built here between 1801 and 1803 by Thomas Fox on the site of the town’s flour mill. Rebuilding followed a fire in 1821 and steam power was installed in 1840 – the factory was originally water-powered. Fox Brothers together with the Elworthy family, who ran further woollen mills at nearby Westford, provided employment for the majority of Wellington’s citizens. Operations at Tonedale have been scaled down in recent years
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ST1221, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 September, 2005   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 21 September, 2005
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Industry > Woollen mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 127 212 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.0137N 3:14.7028W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 124 210
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