Thornton Mill, Thornton-le-Dale

A water-powered corn mill in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.

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This mill had a water turbine.

The mill was purchased by the Burgess family in 1922, and was named Victory Mill after WWII. The mill ceased being used to mill flour in 1963 and became an animal feed business. In 1987 the mill became the company headquarters and was no longer used for manufacture.

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Alternative names Burgess Mill, Victory Mill
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Thornton Beck
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 4129
Location Thornton-le-Dale, North Riding of Yorkshire
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SE 83658 83474
Latitude/longitude 54.24011800, -0.71795000



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Harrison, John K, Eight Centuries of Milling in North East Yorkshire (North York Moors National Park Authority, 2001)
  • Ordnance Survey six-inch map, Yorkshire 91 (1854)


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