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Royal Steam Roller Flour Mill

The Dongara Flour Mill was built in 1894 by local merchant and grazier Francis Pearse to plans supplied by Henry Simon of Manchester, England.

  • Open Days/times:Accessible year-round
  • Historical Sites:Buildings

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  • Historical Sites:Buildings
  • Open Days:By Appointment Only

Description

The mill was built for merchant Francis Pearse in 1894. Powered by huge steam engines, the mill ground wheat produced in the district until it closed in 1935. During World War II, much of the timber was removed for use in gun emplacements in the coastal dunes.

 

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