TM0733 : Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

taken 37 years ago, near to Dedham, Essex, Great Britain

Flatford Mill, East Bergholt,  Suffolk
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk
Flatford Mill is a Grade I listed 18th Century watermill built in 1733 in Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, England. Attached to the mill is a 17th Century miller's cottage which is also Grade I listed.

The property is located in the heart of Dedham Vale, a typically English rural landscape.

It is noted as the location for works by John Constable, whose father owned the mill. Constable made the mill and its immediate surroundings the subject of a many of his most famous paintings; it is the title of one of his most iconic paintings Flatford Mill and in the title or the subject of several others of his largest paintings (Flatford Mill from a lock on the Stour and Flatford Mill from the lock (A water mill), and The Lock. (The Hay Wain, which features Willy Lott's Cottage, was painted from the front of the mill).

The mill is located just downstream from Bridge Cottage which, along with neighbouring Valley Farm and Willy Lott's Cottage, are leased to the Field Studies Council, a group uses them as locations for arts-based courses.

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Date Taken
March 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 February, 2008
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 077 332 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.5189N 1:1.3087E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 076 331
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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