West Mill, Newport

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West Mill, Carisbrooke Road, Newport
West Mill, Carisbrooke Road (2020)

West Mill was a 18th century corn mill situated on the Lukely Brook, just north of the Carisbrooke road, Newport Isle of Wight. Adjacent to the mill is a separate house for the miller

The mill has 3 storeys with loft and basement, the mill pond was to the west.

In 1844, John Hardley was recorded as being in occupation of West Mill[1].

In 1892 trout fishing was offered to let by day or week by the tenants, T. R. & J. Roach[2].

In 1898 West Mill was described a both water and steam[3].

West Mill pond, Carisbrooke Road, Newport
West Mill millpond - 1896

The mill pond has been filled in and the area developed.

After a period of being used as a furniture warehouse, the mill building was converted into apartments in the 1990's[4].

  1. Pigot & Co's, 1844 Isle of Wight Directory
  2. Isle of Wight County Press - 6 August 1892
  3. Kellys Hampshire and Isle of Wight Directory 1898
  4. Isle of Wight County Press - 8 June 1990