Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt
Mosty Lea Watermill, Oulton, nr Stone
Grid reference: SJ 917 362
OS sheet: 127
Postcode: ST15 8UJ
About 2 miles N of Stone on A520 Leek road, then L before Langley pub, then 1st R into Longton
Old Road, signposted Kibblestone Scout Camp (2 miles). Turn R into camp & report to Reception.
A watermill built in 1716 as a fulling mill. By 1756 it had been converted to flint grinding, probably
by James Brindley. A 20-ft pitchback waterwheel drives a single grinding pan. It also has a calcining kiln,
three settling arks and a drying kiln. The mill was closed in 1962 and has since been restored to
Opening times 2017
Prearranged visits only, see
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
13th & Sunday 14th May, 11.00 -16.00.
Kibblestone ISC Estate Manager Steve Fern,