Mortlake Steam Flour Mill and Chimney, Mill St, Mortlake, VIC, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 04.480 E 142° 48.775
54H E 659014 N 5784348
Quick Description: A former flour mill and chimney
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 2/26/2021 9:19:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM13W0T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
Views: 2

Long Description:
The three storey squared rubble bluestone Mortlake Flour Mill was constructed in 1856 as a wind powered mill, new owners in 1857 installed a steam engine and erected the square plan stone chimney. The mill continued operating until the 1940's for the milling of horse and cattle feed.
The existing bluestone complex includes a main mill building and adjoining annexe, and a chimney, also remaining are the engine mountings, a well and a wrought iron tank from the early period of the steam mill,
List: Register of the National Estate

Place ID: 3791

Place File No: 2/02/138/0001

URL database reference: [Web Link]



Year built: 1856

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