Bush Mill

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Bush Mill
Bush Mill from southwest.jpg
View from southwest; water wheel is slightly visible behind the building to the right
Bush Mill is located in Virginia
Bush Mill
Location 1162 Bush Mill Rd., near Nickelsville, Virginia
Coordinates 36°45′21″N 82°19′14.5″W / 36.75583°N 82.320694°W / 36.75583; -82.320694Coordinates: 36°45′21″N 82°19′14.5″W / 36.75583°N 82.320694°W / 36.75583; -82.320694
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1896 (1896)
Built by Valentine Bush
NRHP Reference # 08000831[1]
VLR # 083-5151
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 5, 2008
Designated VLR June 19, 2008[2]

Bush Mill, also known as Bond Roller Mill, is a historic grist mill located near Nickelsville, Scott County, Virginia. It was built in 1896, and is a three-story, log and timber frame building on a limestone foundation. It has a front gable roof sheathed in metal. It measures 39 feet, 9 inches by 30 feet, 4 inches. The mill has a 24-foot (diameter) and 4 feet wide overshot steel waterwheel added in the 1920s, which is intact and remains functional. The building is maintained by the Nickelsville Ruritan Club.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Michael J. Pulice and James (Jay) H. Dixon (April 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Bush Mill" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.