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Bourn Windmill

Location
Grid reference: TL 312 580
OS sheet: 153
Postcode: CB23 2SU
About 11 miles west of Cambridge, off B1046. Reached via A1198 Royston to Huntingdon road. Mill is mile east of Caxton, signposted on open days only.

An open trestle post mill, extensively repaired and with most machinery intact. A mill is recorded on the site in 1636.

Opening times
May to September, last Sunday in the month and National Mills Sunday, 14.00 to 16.00. Other times by appointment. Further details from  web site.

National Mills Weekend opening times
Sunday only, 14.00-16.00.

Contact
Properties Manager/Secretary, Cambridge Past Present & Future (formerly Cambridge Preservation Society), Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, Babraham, Cambridge CB22 3AE. Tel. 01223 243830.

Email
properties@cambridgeppf.org

Web site
http://www.bourn.org.uk/index.asp?pageid=544853 or http://cambridgeppf.org/bourn-post-mill.shtml