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West Gate Mill, Canterbury, June 21 1788

West Gate Mill, Canterbury, June 21 1788

Artist: [Grose, Francis]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Kotp XVI

Item number: 38 x

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This is a watermill at West Gate in Canterbury. In her posthumous travelogue, 'Through England on a Side Saddle' (1888), Celia Fiennes described what she saw on the a water mill when she visited Canterbury: ''The mill is set agoing by the water and at the same tyme it pounded the raggs to morter for the paper, and it beate oatmeale and hemp and ground bread together that is at the same tyme.''

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