Captured @ Tone Mill.
Established 1772 - Woollen and Worsted Cloth Manufacturers.
The early woollen industry was developed in areas were
sheep where farmed.
1745 Edward Fox married into the Were family.
His Thomas Fox, took over the family weaving business and it
is claimed that he employed up to 450 people, these people
worked initially as part of a cottage industry in and around
1799 Thomas Fox built Coldharbour Mill, at Uffculme in Devon.
The mill was fed by a leat from the River Culm and
manufactured fine worsted fabric until its closure in 1981.
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