SHROPSHIRE OPEN ON SUNDAY ONLY:
Rockhill Mill Greete SY8 3BT NGR.:SO571721
10.00-4.00 Donations. Parking. 5 miles SE of Ludlow. Mill is on minor road, ½ mile SW of Whitton and 2 miles SE of Caynham. In the same family ownership since 1640, a restoration challenge of an empty corn mill building being brought back to full working condition. A second-hand waterwheel from Wales has been installed. The waterwheel will be turning.
Charlcotte Iron Furnace, Neenton WV16 6RR NGR.:SO639861
11.00-4.00 Free entry. Limited parking. Down farm track, 1 mile S of Neenton. Early 18th century charcoal-fired blast furnace, originally powered by waterwheel. An amazing survival.
Wrickton Mill, Neenton WV16 6RS NGR.:SO642858
11.00-4.00 Free entry. Limited parking. Off short lane, 1½ miles S of Neenton. Fully restored complete corn mill with 3 pairs of stones. The waterwheel will be turning.
Clun Youth Hostel, Clun SY7 8NY NGR.:SO304813
2.00-5.00 Donations. Limited parking. Follow signs in Clun to Youth Hostel, which is on lane to NE of village. Formerly a corn mill, it retains its machinery. 3 sets of millstones, a drying kiln and a rare and early turbine in a deep pit. Afternoon teas available.
SHROPSHIRE OPEN ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY:
The Mill on the Green, Ludlow SY8 1EG NGR.:SO507745
10.00-4.00 Free entry. Café. By Dinham Bridge, on E side of river below Ludlow Castle. New building incorporating café on site of former mill. Impressive weir. New waterwheel generating electricity.
Daniel’s Mill, Bridgnorth WV16 5JL NGR.:SO718918
11.00-5.00 Charges: adults £5, concession & children £4. Parking. Off the B4555, ¾ mile S of Bridgnorth. 3 sets of millstones, powered by very large waterwheel fed by water at 2 levels. In dramatic setting by Severn Valley Railway viaduct. Refreshments available, flour etc. on sale. This is a working mill.
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