Alvescot Mill, Alvescot

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

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On the Shill Brook, the 13 ft by 4 ft breast-shot wheel has been removed, but in the 1980s some internal machinery remained. A Peak stone by Corcoran, London, numbered 143 was still on site. An associated bakehouse remained.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Shill Brook
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 5346
Location Alvescot
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 276 049
Latitude/longitude 51.74212800, -1.60166900



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Foreman, Wilfred, Oxfordshire Mills (Phillimore & Co, 1983, Chichester)
  • SPAB Mills Section Record Card - J K Major
  • “Mills for sale” (Wind and Watermill Section Newsletter, 30, January 1987)


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