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Abbey Mill, Reading

A steam- and water-powered corn mill in the historic county of Berkshire, England.

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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.

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Power source Steam, Water
Mill type Roller flour mill, Watermill
River Kennet
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 3601
Location Reading
Historic county Berkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 7187 7344
Latitude/longitude 51.45530319, -0.96682652

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