The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Trust Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
Clearwater Paper Mill, Trellech
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00665g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Trellech United Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : SO53140675 Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Paper mill Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : This mill was built c1760 and was the first paper mill in the Whitebrook valley, working until about 1875. The mill used steam powered by a turbine, as well as an overshot water wheel and a water turbine. The mill is now ruinous
Description : This paper mill in the Whitebrook valley was built c1760. It was the first paper mill in the valley and was worked for over a hundred years, until around 1875. The mill used steam powered by a turbine engine, which was replaced by a larger engine in 1869. In addition to the steam engine the mill also had an overshot water wheel and a water turbine. Part of the turbine pipe survives in the road wall opposite the site. The mill is now ruinous, except for its associated chimney (PRN 7971g) which is Listed Grade II.