Gibbet Mill, Great Saughall
A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Cheshire, England.
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Built in the 18th century, and known as Gibbet Mill due to a murder which took place here, after which the bodies of the murderers were said to have been hung on a tree nearby. Around 1900 it became probably the only mill in the Wirrall to have a fantail installed. It ceased work in 1926 and fell into disrepair. In the 1970s it was converted into a house, and given a pair of replica sails constructed by millwright Derek Ogden.
|Alternative names||Capenhurst Mill|
|Mill type||Tower mill|
|Mill function||Corn mill|
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|NGR||SJ 3633 7221|
- Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
- Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Cheshire XXXI.13 (1887)
- Patel, Rowan, The windmills and watermills of Wirral: A historical survey (Countyvise, 2016), p. 172
- Windmill World
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