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Water mills of the River Sheaf

Peter Machan

Water mills of the River Sheaf

a survey of what remains

by Peter Machan

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Published by P.Machan in Sheffield .
Written in English


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Statementby Peter Machan.
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Open LibraryOL17119778M

Old Mills of Virginia. 15, likes 11 talking about this. Featuring current and vintage photos of old Virginia watermillsFollowers: 16K. Millhouses Park is a public urban park located in the Millhouses neighbourhood in south of Sheffield, England. It is a hectare (acre) park [1] stretching approximately miles ( km) along the floor of the valley of the River Sheaf, sandwiched between Abbeydale Road South (A) and the railway tracks of the Midland Main on: Millhouses, Sheffield.

A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses is a structure that uses a water wheel or water turbine to drive a mechanical process such as milling (grinding), rolling, or processes are needed in the production of many material goods, including flour, lumber, paper, textiles, and many metal products. These watermills may comprise gristmills, sawmills, paper mills. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

History and Technology of Watermills. The History of Watermills. The first documented use of watermills was in the first century BC and the technology spread quite quickly across the world. Commercial mills were in use in Roman Britain and by the time of the Doomsday Book in the late 11th Century there were more than 6, watermills in England.   When the sun hits Alley Mill just right, the reflection in the nearby spring stops hikers in their tracks. The image of the towering red structure on the teal blue water is striking. Alley Mill. Located a short distance from the crystal clear waters of the Jacks Fork and Current rivers in the south-central Ozarks, the mill and spring are surrounded by a lush oak and pine forest.


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Dr.5/5(1). There are 30 sites in the Sheaf valley where water powered mills or workshops once operated. Very little remains of most of these sites although one of them, Abbeydale Works, has been restored and is now Sheffield Industrial Hamlet Museum.

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This mill was built in by the Canons of Beauchief Abbey on land gifted by Sir Ralf de Eccllesall. It was used for fulling. In the abbot leased the mill to John Carlton of Totley for 21 years.

After the dissolution of the monasteries () part of the mill was used for cutlery making. Robert Abbott Hadfield was born on 28th November in the district of Attercliffe (Sheffield).

His parents were Robert and Marrianne (maiden name Abbott), Robert Hadfield (senior) was a second cousin of the famous steel manufacturer Sir John Brown. When Robert was born his father’s occupation was described as a vestry clerk, later he worked as a rate-collector. Anyone fished the river Sheaf in Sheffield?.

I had my car serviced recantly, the garage is right beside the river so, for the second time in the last few years I took minimal kit for a few hours on this very urban river that flows into the river Don in Sheffield town centre (google it and see the amazing subterranean world it enters before meeting the Don).

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Suggs, Jr., University of Oklahoma, The usual range of the River Sheaf at Sheffield Sheaf Screen (Downstream) is between m and m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began. The typical recent level of the River Sheaf at Sheffield Sheaf Screen (Downstream) over the past 12 months has been between m and m.

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The benefit area covers the River Sheaf from the City Centre to Millhouses Park and the Porter Brook to Endcliffe Park. The scheme’s aims are to protect 1, households and File Size: 1MB. The River Slea is a kilometre-long ( mi) tributary of the River Witham, in Lincolnshire, the river was described as "a never-ending source of pure water", and was a trout river renowned throughout the East coast of England.

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It is estimated that at this time there were well in excess of ten thousand watermills in the country. Most of these were corn mills (to grind flour), but almost any industrial process needing motive power, beyond that available.