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Sandford Mill Cheltenham

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Cheltenham Mills by Amina Chatwin

There were about 13 mill sites on the River Chelt from its source near Andoversford to the River Severn at Norton. This paper looks at the history and remains of the principal mill sites in the Cheltenham area, that is:- Sandford, Barratts, Upper Alstone and Lower Alstone.

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Sandford Mill in a painting of about 1780