Houghton Mill, Houghton

A Water powered Corn mill in the historic county of Huntingdonshire, England.

Poster Image

Mills have been recorded on this site since 974. The present mill replaces one burnt down in C17. It ceased to work in 1930 and became a Youth Hostel in 1934. In 1939 it was given to the National Trust. It is now the only surviving watermill on the River Ouse in the old county of Huntingdonshire and is Grade II* Listed.

Full details

Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Great Ouse
Mill functions Corn mill
Archive ID 7881
Location Houghton
Historic county Huntingdonshire
Country England
NGR TL 28160 71975
Latitude 52.33092909578412
Longitude -0.12060531413089848

Location

Sources

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Huntingdonshire XVIII.15 (1888)

Historic England National Heritage List for England

Robert Stevens, Cambridgeshire windmills and watermills (Cambridgeshire Wind and Watermill Society, 1985)