SP0199 : Victoria Corn Mills

taken 7 months ago, near to Walsall, Great Britain

Victoria Corn Mills
Victoria Corn Mills
Victoria Corn Mills, Long Acre Street, Wallsall. The projecting gable is a lucam, which would have protected the hoist used to raise sacks to the first floor. The doorway on the first floor is to load sacks directly into wagons. There is a weighbridge below it, set where the wagons would have been loaded, a good example of Victorian efficiency. Notice also the rather nice cast iron letter box set into the wall at the side of the entrance, still bearing the name of the original miller, J F Dolman. (Description cribbed from flickr LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link .)
Part of the building is now occupied by Urban Hax LinkExternal link a makerspace.
Interior view: SP0199 : Stables of Victoria Corn Mills.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 May, 2019
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Industry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0104 9918 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.4252N 1:59.1649W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0102 9919
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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