Our Mill was the only one to stand across centuries, with a central role in local economy.
The structure is a good example of XV century fortification, it was built by Lombard architects, master in brick building, whos stile and knowledge are nowdays evident in the structure.
The structure is rectangular shaped, with clay-brick wall, scap wall base, it ends in a stringcourse, the upper part has parallelepiped shape, it end with hip-roof.
In the eastern side you may see four discharge port, from there the water returns to the river from the mill.
The mill was originally surrounded by a moat, as using during middle age.
The access was possible only using a lift bridge, in the entrance you may see the channels of the portcullis, used to prevent the enemy entrance.
The structure is the symbol of the city and its habitants, part of their identity, also one of Montefortino’s greatest beauty .