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Moulin Doisy

59220 Denain
Do you know the history of the Doisy mill in Denain? Dating from the 19th century, this mill is made of brick and sandstone. It belonged to the Abbey of the Dames de Chanoinesses established on an arm of the Scheldt canal. This river has the particularity of being slow and regular, which favors the establishment of a water mill. Converting hydraulic energy into mechanical energy, it has been used in particular to grind cereals and oilseeds. He continued to produce flour until 2002. Today the mill consists of housing!
  • Moulin Doisy 1 - Denain
  • Moulin Doisy 1 - Denain