Ravensbury Mill: Sluice Gate

Ravensbury Mill: Sluice Gate

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Area Morden
Copyright 1 Wandle Industrial Museum
Stakeholder Image WIM
Picture Reference WIMP13
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Ravensbury Mill has two waterwheels which are still in place today. This is a similar arrangement to those in Morden Hall the difference being that here they are housed within the building. The sluice gate was released to allow water to flow from the mill pond to drive the wheels.
One of the water wheels continued to be used for driving machinery until about 1965.

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