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Stephen Weiss Mill
Bucks Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | Mid--1700's
Township: Buckingham Twp. | Watersource: Watson Creek.


Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 02/81

Early to middle 18th century grist mill located in Spring Valley, Pa. which contains about six such grist mills in a five square mile area. The original mill was 30'x40', 2 stories in height. Fredendall Historic Restorations stabalized the building in 1995 in preparation to convert the interior of the structure into a suitable facility for musical concert performances. This was accomplished beautifully without compromising the mills outer or inner integrity.

Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 02/81

GPS: 40D 19.21'N, 75D 5.09'W ele. 318'/97 meters Buckingham Quadrangle

Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 10/87

This rear view captures the bow in the roofline and stone walls. The extension of the building is peceptable on the south side to the left of the last sacklift door arrangement where the iron 'S' of the steel reinforcing rod goes thru the flooring south wall to north wall.

Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 06/20/2007

The crooked wall resulted from too much soil being placed against the north wall in the 19th century when a 30'x20' fieldstone addition was added onto the mill which involved the removing of the east-rear wall and increasing the height overall by half a story. This produced the resultant bow in the north and south walls and rooflines.

Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 06/20/2007

The photo shows the upper side of the mill. The millrace came in from the left. This side is convex when looked at from the front. The garage in the next photo is on the right side of the photo, directly across from the mill on the corner.

Stephen Weiss Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 06/20/2007

A garage is opposite the mill on the upper side corner.

Tho' Satan should buffet, tho' trials should come,...Christ hath regarded my helpless estate...It is well with my soul. "It is Well with My Soul" by Horatio G. Spafford 1828-1888
(From the Nazarene Hymnal - Sing to the Lord)
Directions: From US 202 2 miles east of Pa 313, turn left onto Mill Road. The mill is on the right on the first corner of Mill Road.


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