Worton Mill History

Situated in Worton, a small village in the heart of Wiltshire, about 3 miles from the centuries old market town of Devizes ...

The Old Mill has touched many lives over the years and we are privileged to have ...

Old Stories

The following stories have been kindly submitted to us by people who are linked with Worton, the Mill and the surrounding area.

The History of Worton Mill

Left quote mark … it was a thriving flour mill, having two pairs of stones, also, fulling stocks for the wool making process. An examination of the map of 1735 shows two buildings next to the mill stream … Right quote mark

— Barbara Karn

The Day the Plane Came Down

Left quote mark … just when it seemed the Tiger Moth had decided to call it a day, it came back from right to left over the cottages opposite and round behind our house on an anticlockwise course … Right quote mark

— David Stanners

Your Stories

Do you have any history or information about Worton Mill or the surrounding area?

We'd be delighted to hear from you, so please get in touch!


Left quote markThe Mills on Semington Brook have been using and regulating the water since Domesday and before. Worton Old Mill is no exception. The Francis Plume turbine which has been maintained by Millwright, Malcolm Cooper for the past 20 years, generates a small amount of electricity which helps to light the gallery. Right quote mark

— Yvonne Joyce-Midgley.

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