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Beards Mill and the Mender's Shop

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Beards Mill and the Mender's Shop (Leonard Stanley) by Stephen Mills

The 'Menders' House is one of the few surviving industrial buildings on the Beards Mill site. It is likely to have been where small manufacturing imperfections in cloth were repaired. In the 1990s the building was converted into residential use.

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The Mender's Shop at Beard's Mill from the south in September 1995