Wind generator, Colthrop Paper Mills, Thatcham

A wind-powered electricity generating mill in the historic county of Berkshire, England.

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Constructed by E Lancaster Burne in the 1920s to power a sludge plant made by the Ames Crosta Engineering Co.

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Power source Wind
Mill type
Mill function Electricity generating mill
Archive ID 13946
Location Colthrop Paper Mills, Thatcham
Historic county Berkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 540 664
Latitude/longitude 51.39397800, -1.22424000



  • REXW-ELB-GPN-04_141


  • Booth, Tim, “The windmills of Edward Lancaster Burne” (Wind and Water Mills, 29, 2010, pp. 16-47), p.37


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