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Sarehole Watermill, Birmingham Hall Green

Location
Grid reference: SP 098 818
OS sheet: 139
Postcode: B13 0BD
In Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, B4146, signposted off A34 Stratford road.

The present 3 storey mill dates from the 1760s, built on an earlier site. The mill was used for corn milling, metal rolling and blade grinding. It last worked commercially in 1919 and was extensively restored in the 1970s. Milling now takes place on the first Sunday each month. On display is an early (non-working) stationary steam engine.
Tea room serving cakes & hot drinks.
Managed by Birmingham Museums Trust.

Opening times 2017
8th April to end October,  Open Wednesday - Sunday, 11.00 - 16.00.  Guided tours; Wednesday to Friday, 12.00, 13.15, & 14.30.  Also open Bank Holiday Mondays and Tuesdays in school holidays.
Milling takes place on Wednesdays & Sundays
12.00 -15.00
Parties by prior appointment. See web site for further details.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th May and Sunday 14th May, 11.00-16.00. Free entry.

Contact: Wayne Dixon, tel 0121 348 8160.

Email
sarehole.mill@birmingham.museums.org.uk

Web site
http://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/sarehole