Windmill, Wednesbury

A wind-powered boring mill and forge mill in the historic county of Staffordshire, England.

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Operated as a grinding mill for gun barrel boring c. 1725. This windmill, alongside 2 mill pools were incorporated into the Wednesbury Forge, a forge and iron mill. Wednesbury Forge was leased in 1817 by Mr Edward Elwell, and was later bought by him in 1831.

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Power source Wind
Mill type
Mill function Boring mill, Forge mill
Archive ID 13771
Location Wednesbury
Historic county Staffordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 002 962
Latitude/longitude 52.56408634, -1.99860497




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