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Bradwell Windmill, Milton Keynes

Grid reference: SP830410
OS sheet: 152
Postcode: MK13 7UE
In the Bradville area of north Milton Keynes. Heading north on Grafton Street V6, take first R (Wheelers Lane) after Bradville roundabout, then first L into Nightingale Crescent.

A limestone tower windmill built in the early 1800s adjacent to the Grand Union Canal for the supply of flour to the London market. Worked to about 1876. It was restored in the 1970s-1990s by Milton Keynes Development Corporation, and placed in the ownership of Milton Keynes Council. Now managed and opened to the public by Milton Keynes Museum.  Recently restored to full working order, producing flour.

Opening times 2017
The mill will be open on the last Sunday of each month, from April to October, plus May Bank Holiday. Dates are  April 30th, May 1st, May 13th & 14th, June 25th, July 30th, August 27th, September 9th & 10th, September 24th, October 29th.  All days 13.30 - 16.30.
up-to-date details of opening times on web site.
It may also be possible to arrange for group visits at times when the mill is not scheduled to be open.
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May 13.30 - 16.30.

Milton Keynes Museum, tel. 01908 316222.


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