Industrial & Commercial Sites

(FAIL): Burgh Mill, Burgh Next Aylsham, Norfolk – August 2013

I had read about this mill at The Norfolk Mills Site, and at its British Listed Buildings entry. The mill dates back to Domesday times (recorded in 1085) and was a working mill right up until the 1980s, so I was keen to see whether an explore might be possible. Unfortunately, upon investigation it transpired that the mill is privately owned and the owner lives in the Mill House which is part of the site, and literally next door to…

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Explore #2: Ebridge Mill, North Walsham, Norfolk – August 2013

This was my second explore, and again a pretty successful one. The place was absolutely full of pigeons, remains of pigeon, and pigeon crap – you get the idea. Explored with Dora P, and we were both very grateful to have our P3 rated masks with us! Here is a brief background to the mill, taken from The Norfolk Mills Site: “Ebridge Mill was also sometimes known as North Walsham Mill. The old mill was 5 storeys high and built…

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Explore #1: Rock N Roll Farm, Norfolk – August 2013

This was my very first explore, and was successful beyond my wildest hopes. The site is a farmhouse and outbuildings in rural Norfolk, and from what I can gather has been empty since circa 2006. I visited with Dora P (aka Mrs X), and we were fully expecting to be unable to gain access to the farmhouse itself, but were pleasantly suprised! Thanks for looking.

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