Common Lands

Subject: Old Townscape

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa49

The Floodgate keeper's cottage on Mill Acre. The keeper can be seen in the photo. He raised and lowered the nearby sluice gates to control the flow of water along the mill cut to Clover's Mill. Some of the foundations of his tiny cottage can still be seen along with some surviving garden shrubs such as a virginia creeper. Pre 1914