2010

SX7638 : Slade's Mill

taken 14 years ago, near to South Pool, Devon, England

Slade's Mill
Slade's Mill
This is the only intact building at the site of the mill by Waterhead Creek. Ruined buildings can be seen on the left nearer the water's edge. From LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) : "A corn mill called Slade’s Mill once stood here, to which a second waterwheel was added in 1817. It continued in use until the 1930s, when it was converted into a sawmill, also powered by water. The problem for the sawmill was that it used so much water that it could only run for 1˝hrs at a time. Then, everybody had to down tools and wait for the millpond to fill up again."

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Category: Mill remains
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Watermills Automatic Clusters: · Waterhead Creek [7] · Slade's Mill [2] Other Photos: · Waterhead Creek ·
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SX7638, 17 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Derek Harper   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 29 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 December, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7673 3877 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:14.1624N 3:43.7916W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7673 3877
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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