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Watermill, Chalfont St Giles

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

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This mill is on the River Misbourne. At Domesday, there were three mills in the manor of Chalfont St Giles, but by 1814 there were only two. Already disused by the 1930s, with some machinery removed, the mill buildings were located in a picturesque setting in the local landscape. The buildings comprised an old black timbered barn with a tiled roof adjoining a timbered and yellow-washed mill cottage and a pink brick mill. Standing beside the mill was a chimney shaft, surviving from the days when the mill was driven by steam.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 6828
Location Chalfont St Giles
Historic county Buckinghamshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SU 980 930
Latitude/longitude 51.63639556, -0.57370439

Location

References

  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Farley, Michael, Edward Legg and James Venn (Ed), The Watermills of Buckinghamshire: A 1930s account by Stanley Freese with original photographs (Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society, 2007)

 

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