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Boar's Head Mills

Showing The Boar's Head cotton mills, founded by Thomas Evans in 1782 and re-built in 1789 after a fire. The East and West Mills were added in 1819-21. Four out of the five mills still remain today. The mills were used for the preparation of paper, Corn, Leather and for Fulling (treatment of cloth). In 1830 it employed 500 people. The Evans family created housing for it's mill workforce at Flat Sq…