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If mima was bringing in a decent revenue, that would be a different matter but it is nothing more than a financial mill stone round our necks.
Recycled mill stone has been used to build thousands of Huddersfield houses over the last 40 years.
There are a few unusual features such as a mill stone water feature and a secret leafy folly garden, reflecting Jill's membership of the Folly Fellowship.
A mill stone feature in the driveway hints at some of the history of The Mill House on Darley Green Road in Knowle.
The first floor lounge has redwood flooring and a glazed partition with views of the mill stone and workings - this floor also has the kitchen, breakfast area and study-cum-fourth-bedroom.
v) Although this figure of 44% of all young people entering university is politically great news, and has significantly reduced unemployment figures in the young, it should be balanced against the plight of all those young people who have been encouraged to take out student loans, and who will be starting their working lives with a financial mill stone, and the desperate shortage UK wide of trained and skilled artisans resulting in a situation where plumbers and electricians are now recruited from abroad.
Ian has kept the mill stone in the garden and the original pulley system of the flour mill.
Traditionally regarded as a necessary evil and a costly mill stone around the corporate neck, times are now changing.
A paved front garden with decorative mill stone gives pedestrian access to the front entrance.
About the size of four decent family houses, Blackdown Mill has eight bedrooms and a series of some five reception rooms including a banqueting room, sitting room with its original mill stone and a fascinating display of old machinery.
The property is approached by its own driveway from a by-road to a semi-enclosed courtyard which, like the house itself, is imaginatively laid out and designed, with a central fountain feature adapted from an original mill stone.
Two sets of Yorkshire stone steps lead down to a paved terrace with central York stone and mill stone feature, raised plant and shrub bed.