Bone Mill, Great Tew

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

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Traces of two adjacent mills can be identified. At SP 395 299 the mill, built in the 17th century for wool processing, was abandoned in the 1830s. The pond, canal and wheel chamber from the site of the mill were still visible in the 1970s and 1980s. Nearby, at SP 402 304, traces of ponds and buildings, with two water-wheels, are evident at a site known locally as “Bone Mill”.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
Mill function Bone mill
Archive ID 5456
Location Great Tew
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 395 299
Latitude/longitude 51.96712857, -1.41841112



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Foreman, Wilfred, Oxfordshire Mills (Phillimore & Co, 1983)


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