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Rank Hovis Flour Mill

If you have ever eaten bread in Britain, chances are you’ve tasted the output of Hull’s Rank Hovis Flour Mill. The facility opened in 1952 as Clarence Mill and closed in 2005. This mill was a direct replacement for one on … Continue reading

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Godwin Battery Coastal Defences

This is a great place to see WWI and WWII history but also to see geological history as it happens. Godwin Battery was established in 1914 as part of the outer defences of the Humber and comprised a large base … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s Dock

St Andrew’s Dock opened in 1883 and although originally intended to serve the coal industry it was used exclusively by the booming fishing trade along the Humber. Following initial success the dock was extended and had new slipways installed for … Continue reading

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