Photograph   Neil McHugh






Shepshed Watermill

Grid reference: SK 486 207
OS sheet: 129
Postcode: LE12 9RP
On the Hathern road about 1 mile NE of Shepshed town centre, just past the M1 overbridge.

An early 19th century brick-built 3-storey watermill, restored in 1999. A 17-ft diameter high breast wheel drives 4 pairs of millstones through two lineshafts, and a sawbench in an outbuilding. Last worked 1939. Restoration continues. Mills flour for demonstration only. Tea room on open days.

Opening times 2018
One Sunday each month June to September,    11.30 - 16.30, (see web site for dates). Group bookings taken between May & September.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Sunday 13th May, 11.30 - 16.30 

Neil McHugh, tel. 01509 506420.


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