Baskerville’s Paper Mill, Birmingham
The mill was built c. 1748 by John Baskerville (a famous printer at the time) to be used as a paper mill. The mill was converted into a mausoleum for Mr Baskerville upon his death c. 1789.
|Mill type||Tower mill|
|Mill functions||Paper mill|
|NGR||SP 064 807|
Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 139
McKenna, Joseph, Windmills of Birmingham and the Black Country (KAF Brewin Books, 1986).
ed. W B Stephens, 'Economic and Social History: Mills', in A History of the County of Warwick: Volume 7, the City of Birmingham (London, 1964), pp. 253-269.