Barford St John Mill, Barford St John and St Michael

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

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On the River Swere, this mill was being used for Domestic purposes by the early 1980s. By then the head pond/feeder had been diverted. There was an iron 13 ft by 2 ft overshot wheel and lade, almost complete iron gear and upright shaft and two pairs of stones. The buildings were by then in a ruinous state.

This mill had a breastshot waterwheel.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Swere
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 5490
Location Barford St John and St Michael
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 445 330
Latitude/longitude 51.99367300, -1.35330700



  • LOWE-0993_141


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


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