Cobstone Mill, Ibstone

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

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A three-storey, twelve sided smock mill with an ogee cap. It worked until 1910, after which it was converted into a summer residence, belonging to St John's College, Oxford. It was provided with mock sails for use in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968. It was renovated and converted into a house again in the 1970s for Hayley Mills.

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Alternative names Copstone Mill, Fingest Mill
Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1819
Location Ibstone
Historic county Buckinghamshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 76977 91496
Latitude/longitude 51.61703439, -0.88962491



  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman
  • Photo: Sara & Oscar Jarman



Sara and Oscar Jarman, July 2016

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