tower mill is the only 8 sailed mill left in the country.
was built was a 5 sailed mill in 1830 and worked for 60 years
before the cap and sails were blown off in a storm.
1892 the mill was bought by John Pocklington who had bought
some machinery from a demolished 8 sailed mill at Skirbeck,
fitted this machinery to Heckington Mill and set it working.
1941 John Pocklington died and the mill ceased working shortly
shutters or shades as they are known in Lincolnshire were removed
from the sails.
1953 the mill was bought by Kesteven County Council who restored
1986, now under the ownership of Lincolnshire County Council
the mill was restored to working order.
has recently undergone further repairs with the top of the tower
and the curb being rebuilt.
mill has four pairs of millstones and a dresser which is used
to make white flour.
is run by the Friends of Heckington Mill.