Alton Mill

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Date:1960 - 1970 (c.)

Description:A watermill on this site is recorded in mid 16th century documents. Thomas Patten & Co. began manufacturing brass wire and pins here in 1734. From 1828 it operated as either a flint, colour or paper mill. Alton Mill was a saw mill after World War I, and its three water wheels were not scrapped until World War II.

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Creators: County Archaeology Department - Creator

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