Photograph © Mike Searle, under this Creative Commons Licence

Picture Christina Cope


White Mill, Shapwick, near Sturminster Marshall

Grid reference: ST 958 007
OS sheet: 195
Postcode: BH21 4BX
Turn N off A350 from Sturminster Marshall. Mill is over bridge.

An 18th century lowland 3-storey corn mill rebuilt in 1776 on an earlier site mentioned in Domesday. Restored in 1994 by the National Trust after years of dereliction. Double undershot wheel. Much of the original elm and apple wood machinery remains.

Opening times 2018
31st March to 28th October, Saturdays, Sundays & bank holiday Mondays, 12.00-17.00. Admission by guided tour; last tour 16.00. Also see details on web site.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 12.00-17.00.  We have a 1895 'Peerless' 6 horsepower steam traction engine  stationed at White Mill. for the weekend. Also Mills on the Air radio station. Tarts au Citroen. refreshments.

tel. 01258 858051


Web site
or www.whitemill.org