TQ2669 : Through the moving wheel

taken 7 years ago, near to Merton, Great Britain

Through the moving wheel
Through the moving wheel
A view through the slowly turning water wheel at Merton Abbey Mills, which claims to have the only working waterwheel in London that still powers machinery.

[Technical info: the exposure was 1/4 sec.]
Merton Abbey Mills
A former textile factory in Merton, South London, which drew water power from the adjacent River Wandle. It occupies part of the site of the medieval Merton Priory.

Merton Abbey Mills were established by Huguenot silk throwers in the early eighteenth century and adapted for textile printing in the early nineteenth century. The most famous artisan was the artist and designer William Morris who occupied workshops on the site from 1881.

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The buildings have been renovated in recent years as the focus of a craft market.
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TQ2669, 119 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Merton Abbey 
River (from Tags)
Wandle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2639 6982 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.7993N 0:11.0384W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2639 6982
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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