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Godolphin Waterwheel, 1930

NumberHESFM:1977.604
PlaceGodolphin Cross Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1930
KeywordsTrades and Professions Miller Godolphin Cross
PhotographerUnknown
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The Godolphin waterwheel, near Townsend, taken in 1930. The mill had a high breast wheel and an overshot wheel. Shortly after the photograph was taken, the nearer end of the mill was burned down. The feed of corn to the stones had been interrupted and the friction caused a fire.