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The Ditherington Flaxmill Maltings


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The Ditherington Flaxmill Maltings

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Date and Time

24 June 2014 - 19:15-20:45


Shrewsbury, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Shropshire local network.

About this event

Ditherington Flax Mill was completed in 1797 and is considered the“granfather of skyscrapers” due to its five-story construction. The buildingis derelict but was given grade I listing status in the 1950s and is currentlyowned by English Heritage. 
The visit will review the site and the innovation displayed in the worlds oldest iron-framed building and demonstrate the challenge that it's redevelopment presents.
Present by Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings.

Registration Essential
Further details & registration from Chris Malam.


Guided Tour

Reasons to attend

Behind the scenes visit
See restoration in action

Additional information

Meet at the Mill, there is adequate parking inside the gate, wear stout/comfortable footwear, Flaxmill will provide hard hats.
Photography is fine, as long as keen photographers do not linger too long and get left behind.
Local pub Dolphin post visit for refreshments and discussion.

Getting There: Flaxmill Maltings, Flaxivity, Spring Gardens, Ditherington, Shrewsbury, SY1 2SZ.

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