Horns Mill, Brickendon

A Water powered Corn mill, Oil mill and Tannery in the historic county of Hertfordshire, England.

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The mill site was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The mill was named 'Horns Mill' in the 19th century after a nearby pub. By 1822 it was an oil mill. From 1890 it was a tannery until closure in 1971. The site then became a housing estate.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Lea
Mill functions Corn mill, Oil mill, Tannery
Archive ID 12902
Location Brickendon
Historic county Hertfordshire
Country England
NGR TL 320 117
Latitude 51.7884118969906
Longitude -0.0860670767906413

Location

Sources

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Hertfordshire XXIX.15 (1881)

http://www.compassion-in-business.co.uk/brickendon/lost.php

Contributors

Graham Irwin, December 2017.