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Sun Flour Mills, Bromley-by-Bow

A electricity- and steam-powered corn mill and rice mill in the historic county of Middlesex, England.

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Originally a rice mill, the buildings were purchased by the Sun Flour Mills Company and converted to a steam powered flour mill in 1889 with a 12 sack per hour Simon plant. This was increased to 30 sacks by 1907 and 40 by 1917. The mill became part of Associated London Flour Millers Ltd, and was then purchased by J W French in 1941. It then became part of Spillers French Milling Ltd. The mill was destroyed in an explosion on August 7 1965, with 4 killed and 38 injured.

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Alternative names Bingemann Jacob Steam Flour Mill, Bromley Mills, French's Mill, St Leonard Street Mill
Power source Electricity, Steam
Mill type Roller flour mill
River Lea
Mill function Corn mill, Rice mill
Archive ID 12577
Location Bromley-by-Bow
Historic county Middlesex
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TQ 382 822
Latitude/longitude 51.52191989, -0.00911158

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