Austhorpe Mill, Austhorpe
A wind-powered corn mill and oil mill in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.
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The five-sailed mill was built by John Smeaton in 1781, or perhaps converted from a corn to an oil mill at that time. It was later converted back to corn. It ceased work in the mid 19th century.
|Alternative names||Sykefield Mill|
|Mill type||Tower mill|
|Mill function||Corn mill, Oil mill|
|Location||Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire|
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|NGR||SE 37279 33622|
- Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
- Hills, R L, Power from Wind: A history of windmill technology (Cambridge University Press, 1996)
- Ordnance Survey six-inch map, Yorkshire 219 (1850)
- Whitworth A, Tyke Towers Yorkshire's Windmills (Landy Publishing, 2002)
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