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Mosty Lea Watermill, Oulton, nr Stone

Location
Grid reference: SJ 917 362
OS sheet: 127
Postcode: ST15 8UJ
About 2 miles N of Stone on A520 Leek road, then L before Langley pub, then 1st R into Longton Old Road, signposted Kibblestone Scout Camp (2 miles). Turn R into camp & report to Reception.

A watermill built in 1716 as a fulling mill. By 1756 it had been converted to flint grinding, probably by James Brindley. A 20-ft pitchback waterwheel drives a single grinding pan. It also has a calcining kiln, three settling arks and a drying kiln. The mill was closed in 1962 and has since been restored to working condition.

Opening times 2017
Prearranged visits only, see contact below.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May, 11.00 -16.00.

Contact
Kibblestone ISC Estate Manager Steve Fern, 01785 813407

E-mail
manager@kibblestone.org