TM0023 : Bourne Mill from the east

taken 4 years ago, near to Old Heath, Essex, Great Britain

Bourne Mill from the east
Bourne Mill from the east
I managed to sneak this shot from the alleyway that leads through from Bourne Road to Stalin Road. Taken in the evening - in rather tricky light - at a time when the National Trust property was closed.

An inscription on the south-facing gable dates the building to 1591. From the flamboyant style of the gables it is clear that it wasn't meant to be anything as mundane as a water-mill (the conversion came centuries later). Pevsner and others suggest that the building was originally a fishing lodge - presumably on the sporting estate of some well-to-do gentleman.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0056 2384 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.6230N 0:54.7376E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 0058 2383
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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