Bridle’s Mill, Owslebury

A Wind powered Pumping mill/wheel in the historic county of Hampshire, England.

A windpump built c 1860 to pump water from a 500 foot borehole for a nearby farm. It was constructed with an annular sail, later replaced with ten small sails. In 1914 the cap and sails were removed and an engine installed to work the pump. It ceased work around 1955 and was demolished in 1969.

Full details

Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill functions Pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 1783
Location Owslebury
Historic county Hampshire
Country England
NGR SU 5164 2366
Latitude 51.010027315206464
Longitude -1.2652372271224999

Location

Sources

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Hampshire and Isle of Wight L.15 (1909)

Blythman, Guy, Windmills of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (Mills Archive, 2016), p. 96