SO8688 : Smestow Brook at Greensforge Mill, Staffordshire

taken 10 years ago, near to Swindon, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Smestow Brook at Greensforge Mill, Staffordshire
Smestow Brook at Greensforge Mill, Staffordshire
There has been a mill on this site since at least the 16th century. In 1602 the existing corn mill was converted into a hammer mill. It was rebuilt in the late 19th century and was a corn mill again until it closed in about 1925. Further conversion into living space is taking place now. The brook has been upgraded to river status here according to this source: LinkExternal link
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SO8688, 174 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 January, 2008
Category
Brook   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 861 887 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.8048N 2:12.3350W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 861 886
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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