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In Northern England:

  • 1782: lead miner Jack Bates began living a cave which became known as Marsden Grotto in South Shields.
  • Chimney Mill in Spital Tongues, Newcastle was built in 1782 - the first 5-sailed smock mill in Britain.
1780s Marsden Grotto Chimney Mill
Chimney Mill
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Chimney Mill
- Overview About Map Street View The Chimney Mill on Claremont Road was built in 1782 and was the first 5-sailed smock mill in Britain. The mill was powered by wind …
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
715984:Charles Newby Wawn (1782 - 1840) by William Collard (1792 - 1847)

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