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Croxley Mill

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1830 Croxley Mill was built by John Dickinson and first made paper in 1830.

It was Mill No 693 in the Excise List.

From the 1880s, it was the main centre for making paper in John Dickinson and Co; it had a specialised plant for converting esparto grass to pulp.

From 1898 it had its own internal railway connected to the main lines for deliveries of coal.

1980 Closed by the Dickinson Robinson Group.

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  • [1] Frogmore mill