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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Everton > Hortop Mill
Hortop Mill
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created by phrenzee on 6/4/2007 1:13 AM
last modified by phrenzee on 7/25/2017 10:39 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.

 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information

Everton, Ontario
Owner: Grand River Conservation Authority
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  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features

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  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
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    By1865 a three-storey flour and grist mill had been constructed on an ideal spot along the Eramosa River. The property was purchased in 1874 by Henry Hortop Jr. and remained in the Hortop family for three generations, producing soft flour that was exported around the world under the brand name Lily White Flour.

    Original manufacturer of "Lily White Flour".

    In 1966 the mill was purchased by the Grand River Conservation Authority and the Everton Dam was replaced in 1990. Today, the Hortop Mill in Everton is closed to the public but remains a popular spot for photographers and artists. Evidence of the mill race and a mill grinding stone can be seen from the road.
    Location: West side of County Road 49 Eramosa Township, Everton

    ** Destroyed by Arson Jan. 2017

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    Hortop Mill - Everton
    Mon, Jun 4th, 2007
    posted by phrenzee
    19 pictures
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    Hortop - Skunked
    Thu, Aug 16th, 2007
    posted by CopySix
    5 pictures
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    Everton/Horthorpe mill
    Tue, Aug 12th, 2014
    posted by Wong Guy
    22 pictures
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    Interior 2014
    Wed, Aug 13th, 2014
    posted by Wong Guy
    20 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Explorer Zero on 7/25/2017 11:55 PM.

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  • on Jul 25 17 at 23:55, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Jul 25 17 at 23:53, Explorer Zero moved this gallery into this location
  • on Jul 25 17 at 23:33, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Jul 25 17 at 22:39, phrenzee changed the following: History, Web Links
  • on Jul 25 17 at 22:36, phrenzee changed the following: Status
  • on Aug 20 14 at 20:43, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Aug 13 14 at 17:05, Wong Guy added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 13 14 at 16:55, Wong Guy added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Aug 13 14 at 16:50, Wong Guy created a new gallery
  • on Aug 16 07 at 18:13, Emperor Wang validated this location
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