epw024991 ENGLAND (1928).  Hawk's Mill, Needham Market, 1928


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    Title [EPW024991] Hawk's Mill, Needham Market, 1928
    Reference EPW024991
    Date 9 October 1928
    Place name NEEDHAM MARKET
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 608873,  255427
    Longitude / Latitude 1.0539063825388,  52.157133605207
    National Grid Reference TM089554
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     Needham Lock on the Stowmarket Navigation (River Gipping).

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    Saturday 24th of August 2013 07:59:49 AM
    The Ipswich and Stowmarket Navigation was opened 1793, mostly using the River Gipping. Traffic to Stowmarket stopped around 1910, and the navigation was abandoned in 1932.

    (Information from "Lost Canals and Waterways of Britain", by Ronald Russell, published by David and Charles.)

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    Hawk's Mill was built in 1884, just at the time when roller milling was becoming popular in England. It is listed Grade II and has been converted into flats. An Armfield turbine was one power source, but the chimney indicated steam power was also used

    Wednesday 28th of September 2016 02:55:24 PM