Stambridge Mill, Rochford

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

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In existence by the late 18th century, the mill was taken over by William Hugh Rankin in 1824. The construction of a steam mill nearby took over most of the work, but the tide mill remained operational until 1951. It burnt down in 1964.

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Power source Water
Mill type Tide mill
River Broomhill River
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 8608
Location Rochford
Historic county Essex
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TQ 886 903
Latitude/longitude 51.58002022, 0.72190218




  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Benham, Hervey, Some Essex watermills (Essex County Newspapers and Mersea Bookshop, 1976), p. 107
  • Carmichael, Harry, Stambridge : a tide mill in Essex (Essex Education)
  • Ordnance Survey six-inch map, Essex LXX (1880)

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