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Report - Rank Hovis Mill Hull 06/2010

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Rank Hovis or Clarence Mill Hull visited with old skool, thank's to Tassader for the info needed but when we got there(5.30am) the pikey's were already in there and made access very easy, we never met them but saw them leave with there haul of stolen treat's, they have stripped the place but thankfully they have not touched the wooden working's of the mill which are incredible i can't believe how large they are, i love this place absolutely fantastic explore well worth going if you haven't been already as there is talk of demolition and it would be a shame to miss this one.
HISTORY IN BREIF
1875..Joseph Rank began his milling business by renting a small windmill.
1885..He built a mechanically driven flour mill using steel rollers in stead of mill stones and produced 6 bag's of flour a day.
1935..Joseph Rank received freedom of the city.
1943..Joseph Rank passed away and his son James became chairman.
1952..Arthur Rank became chairman.
This mill was opened in 1891 and suffered damage during WW2 and finally closed 2nd December 02 00 hr's 2005...Enjoy
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