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Tide mill

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Woodbridge Tide Mill Demonstration Video

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Eling Tide Mill

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Abandoned Village - Exploration & History of Tide Mill

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The Forgotten Village of Tide Mills

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The Tide Mill Woodbridge Suffolk

A tide mill is a water mill driven by tidal rise and fall. A dam with a sluice is created across a suitable tidal inlet, or a section of river estuary is made into a reservoir. As the tide comes in, it enters the mill pond through a one way gate, and this gate closes automatically when the tide begins to fall. When the tide is low enough, the stored water can be released to turn a water wheel.