Shops that were once a mill

Botley Flour Mill is first recorded in the Doomsday Book of 1086. At that time it was owned by Ralph de Mortimer a French nobleman prior to 1066 it referenced in the |Doomsday Book as of pre Saxon origins.

Mill1

The last wheels being fitted in 1870 The milling continued until 1993.The site is now a site of many small shops much of the workings remain some of the main buildings are in poor repair with the rear roof covered with sheeting.The advantage of the shopping centre at the mill is you can explore the mill (while looking at the shops or not).

BotleyMillmill racemill stonesMill

Advertisements

One thought on “Shops that were once a mill

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s