Water Mill at the victualing works at Red House, Deptford


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A photograph made by Hallam Ashley of a technical drawing done by John Smeaton in the 18th century.

‘Design for a Water Mill for His Majesty’s Victualing Office Works at the Red House to be worked by water raised by a Steam Engine’. Transverse and Longitudinal Sections are drawn.
The yard at Deptford became the largest food-processing operation in England. It was largely rebuilt between 1774 and 1785.

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