The Vatch Mill, Slad

A Water powered Corn mill and Woollen mill in the historic county of Gloucestershire, England.

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Originally a corn mill called Veyseies Mill and owned from the 16th - 18th centuries by the Clissold family. In the early 19th century it was occupied by Henry Wyatt, and was rebuilt after a fire in 1827. By the mid 19th century it was a woollen mill, powered by water and steam, and was owned successively by N S Marling, William Fluck and Robert Hastings. It was demolished c 1900. Some cottages were retained, and further houses were built with recycled stone and brick from the mill.

Full details

Alternative names Veyseies Mill
Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Slad Brook
Mill functions Corn mill, Woollen mill
Archive ID 5018
Location Slad
Historic county Gloucestershire
Country England
NGR SO 871 066
Latitude 51.75815051118359
Longitude -2.188281299613891



Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Gloucestershire XLI.16 (1885)

A P Baggs, A R J Jurica and W J Sheils, 'Stroud: Economic history', in A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11, Bisley and Longtree Hundreds, ed. N M Herbert and R B Pugh (London, 1976), pp. 119-132. British History Online [accessed 6 March 2018].


Colin Stratton, February 2018.