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Topcliffe Watermill, Meldreth, Cambridgeshire

Location
Grid reference: TL 378 467
OS sheet: 154
Post Code: SG8 6NT
36 North End; At the end of a long drive, opposite the Holy Trinity Church in Meldreth.  Parking in the lay-by opposite the church.

The mill is a timber-framed building with weatherboarding and a tiled roof, set over four floors.  The mill is on a probable  Domesday site.  The present building dates from the late 18th century and has a Victorian extension.  The waterwheel was removed in about 1942 but all of the machinery and three pairs of millstones remain.  Mill history exhibition.

Opening times 2017
Not normally open.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May,  14.00-17.00.  Admission charge 3.50 per adult.  Accompanied children free.  Proceeds in aid of Meldreth Local History Group.                                           

Contact
Kathryn & Ralph Betts, (01763) 268428

Email
kath.betts@btinternet.com

Web Site (Meldreth Local History Group)
http://www.meldrethhistory.org.uk