Higher Mill, Lyme Regis

A water-powered electricity generating mill and flax mill and fulling mill and oil mill in the historic county of Dorset, England.

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An oil mill here burnt down in the 1830s. It was rebuilt as a fulling mill, then became a flax and twine mill before being used for hydro-electricity. The building was later converted to flats.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Lim
Mill function Electricity generating mill, Flax mill, Fulling mill, Oil mill
Archive ID 12949
Location Lyme Regis
Historic county Dorset
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SY 33870 92661
Latitude/longitude 50.72978268, -2.93830465





Richard Bull, August 2019


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