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Mortimer's Cross Mill, Lucton

Location
Grid reference: SO 426 637
OS sheet: 149
Postcode: HR6 9PE
Mortimer's Cross is on A4110, one mile S of Aymestrey. Mill is on N side of B4362 to Ludlow, just E of road junction. Large car park.

The only workable water-powered corn mill in Herefordshire, it dates from c.1750. The external breast-shot waterwheel and machinery were replaced a little over a hundred years later. A remarkably complete mill, with three pairs of stones, and all its machinery and equipment. Milling for demonstration only. Alongside once stood a paper mill. A footpath leads along the leat to a weir on the river Lugg.

Opening times
The mill has recently been closed
by English Heritage
'temporarily'

National Mills Weekend opening times
Not open 2016

Contact
Chris Partington, tel. 01568 708820.

Email
mortimersmiller@btinternet.com

web site
www.mortimerscrossmill.com