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Charlecote Mill

Charlecote Road, Hampton Lucy, Nr Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8BB.

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The present mill building and mill house were evidently built by the Lucy estate, and are still owned by Sir Edmund Fairfax Lucy.The present mill, apparently…

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Eskdale Mill

Boot, Eskdale, Holmrook, Cumbria, CA19 1TG.

Possibly the oldest working watermill in England. Original machinery driven by two wheels still in daily operation. The mill has reopened following a £1million…

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Cogglesford Mill

East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EQ.

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The present mill was mainly built in the early 18th century, but millers have produced flour on this site for over 1,000 years. This award winning building…

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Sarehole Mill

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 0BD.
Tel: 0121 348 8160.

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Late 18th century watermill. Once leased by Matthew Boulton for metal working, it is now a corn mill and milling takes place most Sundays. The mill has…

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Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum

Newport Road, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, PO30 4JN.

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Set in 35 acres of stunning rural landscape, this is one of the oldest working water mills in the country, dating back to the Domesday Book. Also many…

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Bunbury Mill

Mill Lane, Bowes Gate Road, Bunbury, Cheshire, CW6 9PP.

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The restored watermill has guided tours which offers a unique hands-on experience of a working mill involving the whole journey from the grain arriving…

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Shelsley Water Mill

Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, WR6 6RP.

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The Society has restored the mill to a working condition for use as a visitor attraction and educational resource, as well as providing active conservation…

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Brindley’s Mill & James Brindley Museum

214 Mill Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8FA.
Tel: 01538 360 900.

Mid 18th century working corn mill celebrating the work of James Brindley, millwright and canal engineer renowned as the pioneer of the canal system in…

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Pakenham Water Mill

Mill Road, Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 2NB.

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18th century watermill, the last working watermill in Suffolk, is now owned by the Suffolk Building Preservation Trust. Water from Pakenham Fen collects…

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Knockando Woolmill

The Woolmill, Knockando, Nr Aberlour, Moray, AB38 7RP.
Tel: 01340 810 345.

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Knockando Woolmill sits in the Spey Valley, on the same site it has occupied for over 230 years. Fresh, contemporary designs are woven alongside traditional…

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Corn Mill & Sawmill

Castle Ward , Strangford, Downpatrick, Co. Down, BT30 7LS.

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Two mills – A 2-storey working corn mill, originally a tide mill, built in the early 1700s, and last worked commercially around 1920. Restored to working…

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Simonsbath Sawmill

Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH.

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A historic, water-powered sawmill and estate workshops lying in a beautiful riverside location in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

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Gigg Mill

Bristol Old Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0JF.

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The mill is built on the Horsley brook at a spot where the stream plunges down in to the Nailsworth Valley. In the early 1900s power was still provided…

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Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Wimbledon Road, Wimbledon Common, London, Greater London, SW19 5NR.

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The mill has been a distinctive landmark since 1817. It only operated until 1864, when the machinery was removed and it was converted to residential accommodation.…

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Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Bridge, Barnsley, Yorkshire, S70 5LJ.
Tel: 01226 774 527.

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17th century water-driven corn mill and a 19th century mill powered by a rare Hornsby 1911 hot-bulb oil engine, formally from Sykehouse Windmill. The watermill…

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Windmill Hill Windmill

Windmill Hill, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4RT.

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Restored working windmill. The largest and second tallest post mill in the country at 15.5 metres.

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Wind Energy Museum

Staithe Road, Repps With Bastwick, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5JU.

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Large variety of full scale wind pumps, steam machinery and a unique waterwheel, along with working demonstrations and models. Part of the museum is Thurne…

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Winchester City Mill

Bridge Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9BH.

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A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, it was rebuilt in 1744 and remained in use until the early 20th century. Having entered the care…

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White Mill Rural Heritage Centre

The Causeway, Ash Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9JB.

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This smock mill was built in 1760 and still has most of its machinery. Engine House contains a Lister engine. Miller's Cottage from 1830s; also museum…

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Wilton Windmill

Wilton, Nr Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3SW.

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The only working windmill in Wessex, originally constructed in 1821 after the Kennet & Avon canal had been built.

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Willesborough Windmill

Mill Lane, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QG.

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Restored Grade II* Listed white smock mill originally built in 1869 onto a two storey red brick base with an attached miller's cottage. Has old boiler…

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Upminster Windmill (2020)

Mill Field, 89 St Mary's Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2QL.

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Grade II* Listed mill, widely considered to be one of the best remaining English smock mills. Being restored to working order with completion planned for…

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House Mill

Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, London, Greater London, E3 3DU.

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Grade I Listed 18th century tidal mill set in a beautiful riverside location in the heart of London’s East End. Originally built in 1776, on an existing…

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Hele Corn Mill

Corn Mill Close, Watermouth Road, Hele, Devon, EX34 9QY.
Tel: 01271 863 185.

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Fully restored working watermill dating from 1525 with 18ft overshot wheel. Many interesting items of machinery on display in mill and museum. Working…

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From the Steam Heritage Shop

Reflections of a Timeless Passion

Poetic reflections, not only on steam engines, but the people who work or play with them and the places where they go or are kept. Engines, both road and…

£3.95

Sheila Dibnah. Remembering our Fred

Using clips from his acclaimed BBC programmes and previously unseen footage Fred’s widow gives her own unique account of life with Fred.

£6.95

May 2019

  • A Trio of Gallopers
  • Among The Danger Houses
  • Brunel’s Cornish Railway Bridges
  • Sadie and Wee Slim
  • Sheffield’s Industrial Heritage
  • The Romance of the Horses (Part 1)

£4.50

July 2018

  • Aquarius – the water Bearer
  • Abbey Hill Rally
  • The Great North Heads South
  • The Circus on the Fair
  • The Law of Unintended Consequences
  • Remembering Trevithick
  • Medway Queen – Beside the Seaside

£4.25

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