The weather has been very dry these last few months and the Chelmer river has always sparkled, but here the pools and locks looked dull and lifeless. There had at one time been a mill here, one that would have stretched back to a medieval mill which belonged to the monks at Beeleigh Abbey.
father making a strange shape on the surface of the water
resting demoiselle of which there were a few
culvert, probably back to the mill
Cleaning stones probably before the small weir