SO8702 : Bourne Mill, Brimscombe

taken 7 years ago, near to Brimscombe, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

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Bourne Mill, Brimscombe
Bourne Mill, Brimscombe
A woollen manufacturing site probably dating back to the 17th century but rebuilt in the early 19th century. The site is very constrained by the River Frome, Thames & Severn Canal and the Great Western Railway Viaduct. In addition to textiles, the site was variously used for flock and walking stick manufacture. The site is now in multiple occupancy. This view shows how the mill is indeed constrained by the railway viaduct. It is possible that the mill needed some 'adjustment' to accommodate the iron horse.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  Industry 
Former (from Tags)
Textile Mill 
Place (from Tags)
Brimscombe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8722 0212 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.0595N 2:11.1836W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8721 0212
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Railway Viaduct 

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