Pevensey Castle, East Sussex, South-East England
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Beachy Head, East Sussex, South-East England
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Beachy Head, East Sussex, South-East England
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Belle Tout Lighthouse, Beachy Head, East Sussex, South-East England
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Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, South-East England
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Scotney Castle & Garden, Kent, South-East England
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Scotney Castle & Garden, Kent, South-East England
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Scotney Castle & Garden, Kent, South-East England
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Mills of Oxfordshire

(Oxnafordscir)
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  • Charney Watermill, Charney Bassett

    Charney Watermill, Charney Bassett, Oxfordshire, South-East England

    Watermill

    ry, little is known of its past history.

    The mill was built in 1807 and is a three storey high watermill. It has two pairs of millstones and 19th-century cast-iron machinery. The wheel and the machinery are currently being restored.

    For some time, the Manor had been part of the Pusey Estates which, on being sold in 1909 to Berkshire County Council, was divided into smallholdings, the Mill with its attached cottage and land being one. The present building on the site near the church dates from the 19th century, but the Mill has not been used since about 1915.

    South-East England - Oxfordshire, Charney Bassett

    Charney Bassett, being one of the villages on the River Ock, has had a watermill since the 12th century, but apart from a mention in the 16th century, little is known of its past history.

    The mill was built in 1807 and is a three storey high watermill. It has two pairs of millstones and 19th-century cast-iron machinery. The wheel and the machinery are currently being restored.

    For some time, the Manor had been part of the Pusey Estates which, on being sold in 1909 to Berkshire County Council, was divided into smallholdings, the Mill with its attached cottage and land being one. The present building on the site near the church dates from the 19th century, but the Mill has not been used since about 1915.

    (National Mills Weekend 2019: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May)
    (Please, always check if the mill is open to the public before your visit.)

     


  • Chinnor Windmill

    Chinnor Windmill, Oxfordshire, South-East England

    Windmill

    Chinnor Windmill is a post mill in Chinior, Oxfordshire.

    South-East England - Oxfordshire, Chinnor

    Chinnor Windmill is a post mill in Chinior, Oxfordshire. The mill, originally built about 1750, is now being restored by volunteers. Unusual in having three crosstrees and six piers and quarterbars, together with curved struts supporting a curb ring to stabilise the bottom of the buck. The mill is owned by Chinnor Parish Council.

    (National Mills Weekend 2019: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May)
    (Please, always check if the mill is open to the public before your visit.)


  • Coleshill Watermill - (NT)

    Coleshill Watermill, Oxfordshire, South-East England

    Watermill

    Coleshill Watermill is a small, 3-storey watermill with two pairs of millstones and an iron low-breast waterwheel made by Philips.

    South-East England - Oxfordshire, Coleshill

    Coleshill Watermill is a small, 3-storey watermill with two pairs of millstones and an iron low-breast waterwheel made by Philips. It ceased work in the 1920s. The mill has been restored to working order in 2005, and is now milling again.

    Owned by the National Trust.


    (National Mills Weekend 2019: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May)
    (Please, always check if the mill is open to the public before your visit.)

     


  • Combe Water and Steam Sawmill

    Combe Water & Steam Sawmill, Oxfordshire, South-East England

    Watermill

    villages of Combe and Long Hanborough in Oxfordshire, England.

    The mill was restored in the early 1970s and is now open to the public. Originally powered by a waterwheel, there is now a beam engine.

    In about 1912, the engine ceased working, presumably because of a fault which either could not be repaired or was considered not worth repairing, and the beam engine then lay idle until its restoration. The waterwheel was replaced in 1934 with a metal one and the shaft replaced by the present timber one. It continued to function until the 1950s, when electric power was eventually brought to the mill. It was the principal source of power for the mill for about forty years, except for a time during the First World War, when the government installed auxiliary stationary steam engines to cope with the war effort. When the wheel eventually ceased to be used, the leat was filled in and the sluices buried in the mid 1960s.

    South-East England - Oxfordshire, Combe

    Combe Mill is a historic sawmill situated adjacent to the River Evenlode (at grid reference SP417150), close to Combe railway station, between the villages of Combe and Long Hanborough in Oxfordshire, England.

    The mill was restored in the early 1970s and is now open to the public. Originally powered by a waterwheel, there is now a beam engine.

    In about 1912, the engine ceased working, presumably because of a fault which either could not be repaired or was considered not worth repairing, and the beam engine then lay idle until its restoration. The waterwheel was replaced in 1934 with a metal one and the shaft replaced by the present timber one. It continued to function until the 1950s, when electric power was eventually brought to the mill. It was the principal source of power for the mill for about forty years, except for a time during the First World War, when the government installed auxiliary stationary steam engines to cope with the war effort. When the wheel eventually ceased to be used, the leat was filled in and the sluices buried in the mid 1960s.

    (National Mills Weekend 2019: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May)
    (Please, always check if the mill is open to the public before your visit.)

     


  • Great Haseley Windmill

    Great Haseley Windmill, Oxfordshire, South-East England

    Windmill

    Great Haseley Mill is situated between the villages of Great Haseley and Great Milton, Oxfordshire, grid reference SP 638 024, close to the A329.

    South-East England - Oxfordshire, Haseley

    Great Haseley Mill is situated between the villages of Great Haseley and Great Milton, Oxfordshire, grid reference SP 638 024, close to the A329.

    It has a commanding position, at the top of a slight rise with uninterrupted views, particularly to the South and West; an ideal position for catching the prevailing wind.

    As with many such ancient buildings, the history of Great Haseley windmill is somewhat uncertain. A date stone exists, marked 1806, although it is thought that the mill was actually constructed in 1760. It is a tower mill, with common sails (meaning an open wooden frame which would bear the sail cloth), now mostly absent. There are two pairs of stones, under-driven via a wooden great spur wheel.

    (National Mills Weekend 2019: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May)
    (Please, always check if the mill is open to the public before your visit.)