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Johnson's Mill, Higher Bebington

A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Cheshire, England.

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Built probably during the 1810s by the Lightbound family. In c 1880 a steam engine was added. The mill ceased working in the early 20th century, due to the construction of steam mills in Birkenhead.

The sails were removed around the time of WWI and stored in the mill. Attempts to preserve the mill were unsuccessful, and after use as a lookout post during WWII the mill was demolished in 1969.

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Alternative names Storeton Hill Mill
Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1232
Location Higher Bebington
Historic county Cheshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SJ 3165 8451
Latitude/longitude 53.35312494, -3.02816590





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