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Upper Shepreth Mill, before 1927 (photo W M Palmer) (Cambridgeshire Collection)

Shepreth Mills

History of Shepreth Mills

There were two mills in Shepreth.

Shepreth OS 1901

Upper Shepreth Mill c.1940 (photo E M Gardner) (Mills Archive)

The Corn Mill shown on the OS map is probably the Lower Mill. The Upper Mill according to Vanishing Cambridge p.161 was probably used as a paper mill. A new waterwheel was installed in 1924 but a fire in January 1927 reduced the building to not much more than a wheel that was later used to generate electricity.

Lower Shepreth Mill (c1940) (photo E Gardner)(Mills Archive)

 

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