Kings Langley Mill, Kings Langley

A electricity-, steam- and water-powered corn mill in the historic county of Hertfordshire, England.

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This is likely to be the site of the mill at Kings Langley mentioned in the Domesday book. In 1763 it passed to the Surrey family and in 1788 to the Toovey family. In 1894 a steam engine and roller mill plant were installed, and later the waterwheel was replaced with turbines. The mill ceased milling flour for bread in 1938 and became a feed mill. It was demolished in 1978

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Alternative names Toovey's Mill
Power source Electricity, Steam, Water
Mill type Roller flour mill, Watermill
River Gade
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 12701
Location Kings Langley
Historic county Hertfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TL 0744 0297
Latitude/longitude 51.71529909, -0.44389968




  • Dean, Lewis, "The history of King's Langley Mill" (Watford and District Industrial History Society, 1, 1971)
  • Howes, Hugh, Wind, water and steam: The story of Hertfordshire's mills (University of Hertfordshire Press, 2016), pp. 85-7, 220-2, 238
  • Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Hertfordshire XXXVIII.4 (1898)


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