Post mill, Stokenchurch

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

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This post mill was built in 1736. It was of open-trestle design, with three crosstrees and six quarterbars, and had two common sails and two with longitudinal shutters. It worked into the 1920s, but was blown down in 1926. Stokenchurch became part of Buckinghamshire in 1896.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Post mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1818
Location Stokenchurch
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 7529 9625
Latitude/longitude 51.66008401, -0.91294924



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Group, "Buckinghamshire Windmills" (Records of Bucks, 20 (4), 1978)
  • Ordnance Survey six-inch map, Buckinghamshire XLI (1885)
  • Smith, Arthur C, Windmills in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire: a contemporary survey (Stevenage Museum publications, 1976), p. 22
  • Smith, Donald, English windmills, vol 2 (Architectural Press, 1932), p. 127
  • Vince, John, Windmills in Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns (Format Publishing, 1976), p. 26

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