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Visit us to explore a fine example of a water mill and discover it’s rich and diverse history

Alderford Mill is one of the best preserved watermills in Essex. It was built around 1720 although there has been a mill on the site for many centuries.

Throughout its existence the mill has seen many changes, including extensions to house new equipment and to respond to the demands of new technology.

Originally powered by a water wheel the mill was converted to steam power in the 19th century and later to diesel power.

The ground floor of the mill…..


The first floor of the mill......


The top floor of the mill ......


3 Floors of History

Wheel Overhaul