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Coxes Flour Mill, Addlestone

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View of Coxes Mill from the south in 2007.

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Where  Coxes Mill pond meets the mill. 10th October 2007.

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One of the inlets that took water into the mill to drive a waterwheel. 11th April 2008.
   
   
     
 

In the 1890s a water turbine was installed to drive the machinery. It was capable of developing 40hp.

 
     

 
 
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Another of the water inlets. This one adjacent to the weir that maintains the mill pond water level. 11th April 2008.

 
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The overflow from the mill pond. 10th October 2007.
 

     
 

The mill was modernised from time to time. A stationary steam engine was introduced and replaced water power. In more modern times steam was replaced by electric motors.

 
     

 
 
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The overflow from the mill pond cascades down to the River Wey Navigation. In this picture there was at one time a waterwheel on the far side of the wall. 10th October 2007.

 
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The River Way Navigation was opened in 1653 as far as Guildford.  This lock is adjacent to Coxes Mill

 
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The view of the canal lock, looking towards Guildford in 2007.
 

     
  You may be interested in these railway books:
The Great Western Railway from Dean to Churchward - Volume One

Farewell to Steam
 
     

 
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This view of Coxes Flour Mill was taken from the canal in 2007.  It shows the scale of these former industrial premises.

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View from the south-east in 2007.

 
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The sluice to the left of centre of this picture comes from the mill pond and empties into the canal.  5th July 2010.

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