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Corn mill, Little Faringdon

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

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On the Leach, this mill was working until about 1970. A 14 ft by 6 ft 6 inch breast-shot wheel drove three pairs of stones, via a layshaft, horizontal shaft and bevels. Local farm water was also pumped by an 8 ft over-shot metal wheel.

This mill had a breastshot waterwheel.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Leach
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 5307
Location Little Faringdon
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 223 013
Latitude/longitude 51.70999600, -1.67865670

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References

  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Foreman, Wilfred, Oxfordshire Mills (Phillimore & Co, 1983)
  • Major, J K, SPAB Mills Section Record Card (1973)

 

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