Milestones to Millstones - 17 mill walks in Oxfordshire and beyond

Changes are continually happening in the countryside, so we welcome your comments, particularly on any changes on the route or for any revisions needed.  These will be noted on this page.


UPDATES (August 2016)

 

Ascott-under-Wychwood Walk p15 line 3 add after 'Norman features'  'Immediately to the left at the entrance of the churchyard is the Neolithic (3000 BC) cist (a stone-sided coffin) originally from the nearby Ascott long barrow destroyed in a road-widening scheme'. 

 

Brill walk        page 26  Add at end of box on Brill windmill 'brillparish@btconnect.com'

 

Chinnor walk page 45 end change of email to chinnorwindmill@gmail.com Postcode OX39 4QU    http://chinnor-windmill.blogspot.co.uk/

 

 

Combe walk  page 57, White Horse Inn phone number now 01993 891063, website www.whitehorsestonesfield.co.uk

                        page 68 box, add grid ref SP 416150  Post code OX29 8ET

                      

East and West Hanney walk  page 76  para 2 line 1 change to 'Norman doorway on the south side.      This doorway arch ...'

                                                page 77 box add mill post code OX12 0EN

                                                page 80 add postcode for Venn mill OX13 5PA 

 

Great Haseley walk              page 81 Taxis Milton Common Delete Cab Co and change to Britannia Cars

                                                page 85 para 1, line 11 after 'of the wood' add 'go along the track south      within the wood,' then substitute for 'the open metal gates' 

 'at the  gap on the edge of the wood.'

                                                page 86 Stadhampton watermill box add postcode OX44 7UP

                                                page 91 Great Haseley windmill box add postcode OX44 7LX

 

Lacey Green walk                 page 101 box add postcode HP27 0PG

                                                page 103  box, line 8 add '(1887-1915)'

 

Mapledurham walk   page 111 Mapledurham watermill add postcode RG4 7TR 

 

Pitstone walk                         page 127 Pitstone box add postcode LU7 9ER         

                                                page 128 Ford End watermill box add postcode LU7 9EA

 

Turville Walk                         page 144 Cobstone mill box add postcode HP14 3YB

 

p.149  para. 5, line 3   change 'an obscure stile' to 'through a wooden gate'

                                                   line 5   change 'gravelled bridleway' to 'tarmac bridleway' 

                                                p.150  para.1, line 5    change 'over a stile' to 'through a metal gate'

 

Tysoe Walk                p.155  illustration of windmill  change to illustrate restored sails

 

Wantage Walk           p.164   Letcombe Regis Greyhound Inn, add B&B.  Change to Tel: 01235                                         771969 and change website to www.thegreyhoundletcombe.co.uk

                                    page 167 Wessex Mill postcode OX12 9AB

 

Wheatley walk           page 176 The Railway Hotel has closed (2016)

                                    page 179 Cuddesdon Watermill add postcode OX44 9HQ

                                    page 183 box Garsington Manor 'Seigfreid' should read 'Seigfried'

                                    page 186 box Wheatley windmill postcode OX33 1TA

 

Wilton walk                page 192 Crofton pumping station box add postcode SN8 3DW

                                    page 196 Wilton windmill box add postcode SN8 3SW


UPDATE  Wantage Walk.  The Greyhound Inn, Letcombe Regis has been refurbished - new telephone number 01235 77196901235 771969 website www.thegreyhoundletcombe.co.uk.  Bed and Breakfast will be available from April 2016


UPDATES (February 2016)

Turville Walk p.141 add in Accommodation/Public Houses/Refreshments

                       after Pishill add as below:

                       Stonor  The Quince Tree cafĂ©  400 yards from route 

                       Tel: 01491 63903901491 639039            www.thequincetree.com 

 

                        p.149  para. 5, line 3   change 'an obscure stile' to 'through a wooden gate'

                                                line 5   change 'gravelled bridleway' to 'tarmac bridleway'

 

                        p.150  para.1, line 5    change 'over a stile' to 'through a metal gate'

 

Tysoe Walk                p.155  illustration of windmill  change to illustrate restored sails

 

Wantage Walk           p.164   Letcombe Regis Greyhound Inn, add B&B.  Change to Tel: 01235                                    771969 and change website to www.thegreyhoundletcombe.co.uk