Record Details

NHER Number:45371
Type of record:Monument
Name:Flax Farm, site of flax factory


This area is the site of a flax factory, which was noted for its tall chimney. It is believed that the factory opened in 1854 and closed in 1895.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 13901 79053
Map Sheet:TM17NW

Full description

Site of flax factory, noted for its tall chimney. Opened in 1854 (S1) says that it closed in 1895, but (S2) shows a very large building marked 'Old Flax Factory'.
E. Rose (NLA), 7 July 2006.

Monument Types

  • FLAX MILL (19th Century - 1854 AD to 1895 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Pursehouse, E.. no date. Waveney Valley Studies.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.

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