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   Block Mills
     
One of the most historically important buildings in Portsmouth Naval Base and the site of the world’s first mechanized production process using Marc Brunel’s famous block-making machines. The Trust is currently negotiating with MOD Defence Estates terms on which the Block Mills could be made publicly accessible and converted to house a skills centre, an exhibition on the history of the building and its role in the industrial revolution, and headquarters for the Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Trust.
 
Constructed
1802-1807
Status
Scheduled Ancient Monument No 395
Present Use
Empty
Possible Future Use
Historic Dockyard skills centre / exhibition

 

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