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Chilton Street Mill, Clare
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Chilton Street Mill, February 2011
Mill name Chilton Street Mill
Grid reference TL 757 472
Coordinates 52°05′42″N 0°33′57″E / 52.095°N 0.5658°E / 52.095; 0.5658
Operator(s) Private
Year built 1846
Purpose Corn mill
Type Tower mill
Storeys Five storeys
No. of sails Four Sails
Type of sails Patent sails
Winding Fantail
No. of pairs of millstones Two pairs

Chilton Street Mill is a tower mill at Clare, Suffolk, England which is derelict.


Chilton Street Mill was erected in 1846. It ceased work when the sails were blown off sometime before the First World War. The mill was stripped of machinery in the late 1920s or early 1930s and stands today as a shell.


Chilton Street Mill is a five storey tower mill. It had a domed cap winded by a fantail. The four Patent sails drove two pairs of millstones.

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