This painting shows the round tower of the Kettle Mills, and includes mill workers carrying out their tasks.
Kettle Mill, King's Lynn by Henry Baines, c. 1855
© Lynn Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 35.5 x 30.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,250 ( Total: £3,750)
- Acquired in:
- Graham R Barker
The Mill served as the storage and pumping station for the town's water supply until a constant supply was obtained in 1866. The tower was originally part of the English Civil War defences of the town. The buildings were demolished in 1972.
H.M.J Burke; Graham R. Barker.
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