Tan Mill, Chesham
This mill stood on the River Chess. It started life as a mill used for tanning and became a saw mill in the first half of the nineteenth century. Later on the site was used for the Water Lane Steam mill, which experienced a serious fire in 1942.
|Alternative names||Old Bark Mill, Water Lane Steam Mill|
|Mill functions||Saw mill|
|NGR||SU 958 014|
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)