Photograph © Roger W. Haworth, under this Creative Commons Licence


Thorrington Tidemill

Grid reference: TM 083 194
OS sheet: 168
Postcode: CO7 8JJ
About 7 miles SE of Colchester. Off B1029 Brightlingsea road, about mile S of B1027. No vehicle access beyond
car park, please. No access for vehicles when closed.

A weather-boarded tide mill built in 1831 with a breastshot
waterwheel and three pairs of millstones. The mill has been
restored to working order by Essex County Council. Mills 
flour occasionally, dependent on tides.

Opening times 2017
April to September, last Sunday in the month, and bank
holidays, plus National Mills Sunday, 14.00-17.00. Parties
by arrangement.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Sunday, 14.00-17.00.

Gemma Clayton, Customer Liaison Officer, Essex County Council, tel: 07740 901323 or 0333 013 8156.


Web site