Bassingbourn Mill, Kneesworth
These 3 mills were originally used as corn mills. They were converted to use as coprolite mills in the 1880s, where they crushed fish coprolites for fertiliser. They formed a small industrial complex with a range of outbuildings and an internal railway system. Two of the mills were tower mills and one was a post mill.
|Mill type||Tower mill|
|Mill function||Coprolite mill, Corn mill|
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|NGR||TL 339 444|
- Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
- Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 137
- Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Cambridgeshire LVIII.1 (1885)
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