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New Hall Watermill, Sutton Coldfield

Location
Grid reference: SP 133945
OS sheet: 139
Postcode: B76 1QU
About 1 mile E of A5127 off Wylde Green Road, on the S side of Sutton Coldfield, between Sutton Coldfield and Walmley.

An 18th century brick built watermill, which once had two waterwheels and four pairs of millstones. One 11ft overshot wheel remains, driving two pairs of stones through a line shaft. A Ruston & Hornsby diesel engine installed in 1949 drives a combined milling machine and the sack hoist. Flour milled on open days. Managed by the New Hall Watermill Preservation Trust and operated by the Friends of New Hall Mill.

Opening times 2017
May to September, 2nd Sunday in the month, plus  Late May & August bank holiday Mondays, 10.00-16.00.
See web site for dates  Also on Facebook. Free entry and free parking. Tea room, gift shop, side stalls, gardens, exhibitions. Group visits outside these dates by arrangement.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday 14th May 10.00 until 16.00.

Contact
Marian Baxter 0121 378 4901

Email
newhallmill@hotmail.com

Web site
www.newhallmill.org.uk