New River Head Mill, Clerkenwell

A animal- and wind-powered pumping mill/wheel in the historic county of Middlesex, England.

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The mill, designed by engineer George Sorocold in 1707, was worked by both horse and wind power. It pumped water from the New River to nearby houses. In 1720 the sails were blown off and the mill thereafter was worked only by horse power. By the early 19th century only the base remained.

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Alternative names Sorocold's Mill
Power source Animal, Wind
Mill type Tower mill
River New River
Mill function Pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 2618
Location Claremont Square Reservoir, Clerkenwell
Historic county Middlesex
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TQ 312 827
Latitude/longitude 51.52850736, -0.10940823





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