Black Sabbath – “Black Sabbath” Album Cover Location

The Mapledurham Watermill in Oxfordshire, England where the album cover for "Black Sabbath" was taken. (photo by Chris Wood).

The Mapledurham Watermill in Oxfordshire, England where the album cover for “Black Sabbath” was taken. (photo by Chris Wood).

Mapledurham Watermill, Oxfordshire, England.

The album cover for Black Sabbath’s self-titled disc was photographed at Mapledurham Watermill, situated on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England. The album was released on Friday the 13th in February of 1970.

Required Listening:

  1. Black Sabbath
  2. N.I.B.
  3. The Wizard
  4. Evil Woman

 

Black Sabbath's self-titled album cover.

Black Sabbath’s self-titled album cover.

 

Entrance to the Mapledurham Watermill where Black Sabbath's self titled album cover was shot.

Entrance to the Mapledurham Watermill where Black Sabbath’s self titled album cover was shot.

 

Aerial view of the Mapledurham Watermill on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England.

Aerial view of the Mapledurham Watermill on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England.

 

Map of Oxfordshire, England.

Map of Oxfordshire, England.