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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

the area.


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.

Aged Iron

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