Suffolk Windmills, written by Brian Flint, was originally published in 1970. Now republished in a new paperback edition and priced at £12.99

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Mill ID Number 6268
Mill Name : Mills in the Museum of East Anglian Life, Alton Watermill
Type : water mill
Status :
Dates :
New Address : Stowmarket
Original Address :
County : SUFFOLK
Country : uk
Post Code :
Grid Ref : TM 045 581. OS Sheet 155
Description : Entrance to the Museum is in the centre of Stowmarket, opposite ASDA, signposted from A14. A 70-acre museum site with displays of domestic life, agriculture and industry. Special events.
Cafe and gift shop.
This mill dates from the 17th century with 19th century modifications. The mill and mill house were moved to the museum in the 1970s. The mill has an internal overshot waterwheel, which drives three pairs of millstones on a hurst frame on the ground floor. It works for demonstration on regular milling days, producing animal feed.
Opening times : April to October, Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 17.00, Sundays 11.00 – 17.00.
Web Site :
Contact Name : Museum of East Anglian Life
Contact Email :
Contact Tel : 01449, 612229. Fax: 01449 672307
Last modified : 24/04/2001 12:12:00 By Jim Woodward-Nutt - 24/04/2001 12:12:00

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