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“Derelict”

Ditherington Flax Mill
Watford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Derelict”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

We expected the first iron framed building to be in better shape than this. It is derelict and you can’t actually tour the building. Perhaps they will make repairs so that people can enjoy the history of this building.

Visited October 2012
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English first
Shrewsbury,
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115 reviews
60 attraction reviews
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“Worth visiting on open days”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Fascinating old building and informative guides. Hope that the funding for the next stage is forthcoming.

Visited October 2012
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“interesting free tour”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

All about the history of the Flax Mill, excellent few hours spent, recommended, give it a visit, restricted visiting at the moment

Visited September 2012
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UK
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130 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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“In great need of repair”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

A very historic building and the first ' Skyscraper ' in the world. Located in the Industrial north of Shrewsbury, It was nice to have a look inside but as yet very little to really grab the interest of a visitor. Needs great sympathetic investment and repair, do hope the local Council does not ruin this already at risk landmark.

Visited May 2012
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Crumbling ruin needs saving”
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Could be a UNESCO world heritage site, its the first skyscaper EVER anywhere in the world!! Go there and lobby the council to help repair it, its a wreck and only accessible on special one off days but worth the trip when you can

Visited August 2011
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