Bassingbourn Mills, Bassingbourn

A wind-powered coprolite mill and corn mill in the historic county of Cambridgeshire, England.

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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.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Post mill, Tower mill
Mill function Coprolite mill, Corn mill
Archive ID 2318
Location Bassingbourn
Historic county Cambridgeshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TL 339 444
Latitude/longitude 52.08169100, -0.04713400




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