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Pin Mill, Frogmarsh, Woodchester

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Cloth, Pins and Leather An Examination of Frogmarsh Mill, Woodchester by Nigel Paterson and Stephen Mills

In many ways, Frogmarsh typifies the mill sites of the Stroud valleys. The site has a long history of industrial use, having developed out of a small complex of buildings comprising clothier's house, fulling and gig mills, and dyehouse.

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Old print showing the "Pin Mill" at Frogmarsh Mill