Watermill, Clanfield

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

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On the Broadwell Brook, it is now used as a residence. Until 1970 and possibly beyond, the mill was operating as a straw-rope factory, powered by a 14 ft by 2 ft breast-shot metal wheel, which was still in position in the 1980s.

This mill had a breastshot waterwheel.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Broadwell Brook
Mill function Workshop
Archive ID 5342
Location Clanfield
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 270 014
Latitude/longitude 51.71068900, -1.61062840



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


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