Museum News

Milestone as watermill restarts

By 11 May 2017March 4th, 2021No Comments
Lurgashall mill opening

In another milestone for the Museum, the mill wheel of our watermill from Lurgashall is turning once again, following a year of downtime as we carried out major repairs, including the replacement of its main shaft, repairs to the mill race, plus the relining of the mill pond itself.

Our volunteer millers gathered at the mill this morning to watch the wheel restart. Here’s a short video:

Stoneground wholemeal flour from our mill is available to purchase in our watermill and shop.

The restarting of the mill is just in time for National Mills Weekend, which takes place 13–14 May 2017.