The New Factory, Lyme Regis

A water-powered silk mill and woollen mill in the historic county of Dorset, England.

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Built c 1800 and a woollen mill until 1847, when it was converted to silk throwing. It was later a laundry, a WWII barracks and then flats (known as 'Jordan Flats').

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Lim
Mill function Silk mill, Woollen mill
Archive ID 13647
Location Lyme Regis
Historic county Dorset
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SY 3407 9243
Latitude/longitude 50.72783276, -2.93536439




Richard Bull, August 2019


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