Combe Mill, Combe

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

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On the Evenlode, this Domesday site was adapted to a large saw-mill for the Blenheim Estate in the 1850s.The water to the 13 ft by 8 ft metal breast-shot wheel was lost. Now part of the countryside museum, it is powered by a restored auxiliary beam engine.

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Power source Steam, Water
Mill type Watermill
River Evenlode
Mill function Workshop
Archive ID 5473
Location Combe
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 417 150
Latitude/longitude 51.83206400, -1.39625710



  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith


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


Colin Smith, October 2016

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