Baskerville's Paper Mill, Birmingham

A wind-powered paper mill in the historic county of Warwickshire, England.

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The mill was built c. 1748 by John Baskerville (a famous printer at the time) to be used as a paper mill. The mill was converted into a mausoleum for Mr Baskerville upon his death c. 1789.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill function Paper mill
Archive ID 13768
Location Birmingham
Historic county Warwickshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 064 807
Latitude/longitude 52.42485922, -1.90724245



  • Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 139
  • McKenna, Joseph, Windmills of Birmingham and the Black Country (KAF Brewin Books, 1986).


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