River Waveney


Drainage Windpumps
Steam Mills

Postcard c.1945
Postcard c.1945

Ellingham had an early watermill that was probably working in at least the 1500s and 1600s. It is probable that the mill was built over the original river course on land that later became an island. A new cut was eventually made to straighten the river and bypass the mill. The Locks Inn now stands adjacent to the mill's original; postion.

Legend from the postcard above
Legend from the postcard above

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