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Abbey Mill, Reading
A medieval watermill originally belonging to Reading Abbey, the mill was converted to rollers and steam power when in possession of the Soundy family. The mill ceased work in the 1950s and was then demolished leaving only a medieval arch over the Holy Brook. The mill ruins are Grade II Listed.
Image used by permission of Reading Borough Libraries.
|Power source||Steam, Water|
|Mill type||Roller flour mill, Watermill|
|Mill function||Corn mill|
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|NGR||SU 7187 7344|
- Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
- Historic England National Heritage List for England
- Ordnance Survey 25-inch map, Berkshire XXXVII.3 (1990)
- Shorland-Ball, Rob & Brian McGee, The roller milling revolution: Master list of researched and located mills (2013), mill no. 9
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