Smock mill, Nettlebed

A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Oxfordshire, England.

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This octagonal smock mill was moved from Watlington c1825 (where it was located at Grid ref SU 673 952). It had a boat cap, fantail, outside frames to the body, and latterly one pair of common sails, one pair of patent sails. It was offered for sale as part of a local pottery in 1894. It burned down in 1912 and there are no remains.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1811
Location Nettlebed
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 703 872
Latitude/longitude 51.57928800, -0.98686901



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Foreman, Wilfred, Oxfordshire Mills (Phillimore & Co, 1983)
  • Smith, Arthur C., Windmills in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (Stevenage Museum publications, 1975)


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