Little Marton windmill, Lancashire


Little Marton #1463

NGR: SD349342
(53.79913,-2.9898) OS map + aerial, Google Maps Aerial - Dual Google & Bing Maps


Map/Aerial photo of the area around the mill

tower 1838 - conserved

The memorial plaque inside the mill (of which there is a replica outside as well) reads:
ALLEN CLARKE MEMORIAL WINDMILL. This windmill was given in 1937 by Cornelius Bagot of Blackpool to be maintained as a memorial to Allen Clarke, author, journalist & Lancashire dialect story writer who was born in Bolton in 1863 & died in Blackpool in 1935 - Author of "Windmill Land", "Windmill Land Stories", "Moorlands and Memories" - Founder of the Lancashire Authors Association and the Blackpool Ramble Club.


Little Marton, Spring 2008 © Daniel Stretton


Little Marton, Spring 2008 © Daniel Stretton


Little Marton, Spring 2008 © Daniel Stretton


Little Marton, Spring 2008 © Daniel Stretton


Interior of Little Marton Windmill, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Interior of Little Marton Windmill, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Interior of Little Marton Windmill, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Interior of Little Marton Windmill, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Shirley Matthews opeing Little Marton Mill for National Mills Weekend, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Memorial stone inside Little Marton Windmill, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill


Little Marton, Spring 2008 © Friends of Little Marton Windmill

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Entry in Mills Archive - #1463 (login required)

Entries in photo archives:
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Allen Clarke Plaque, Little Marton Windmill, Blackpool [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Gears and Cogs and Stuff, Little Marton Windmill, Blackpool - 2 [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Gears and Cogs and Stuff, Little Marton Windmill, Blackpool - 1 [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Open Day, Windmill, Little Marton, Blackpool [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Windmill. Little Marton, Blackpool - 3 [2010-05-08]

Terry Robinson

Windmill, Little Marton, Blackpool - 2 [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Windmill, Little Marton, Blackpool - 1 [2010-05-08] - HD

Terry Robinson

Little Marton Windmill [2009-11-08]

Steve Daniels

Little Marton windmill [2009-07-24]

Liz 'n' Jim

Memorial windmill leaving Blackpool [2008-06-26]

Steve Fareham

The Allen Clarke Memorial Windmill, Blackpool [2007-06-11]

Alexander P Kapp

Windmill [2005-08-15]

Roger May

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Mill ID 1463
Little Marton, Lancashire, 2/4/89 - {The Peter Hedges Collection}

[Listed Building]

Opening times via SPAB site

News item: Colourful interior of Little Marton (29/5/08)
News item: Photos of Marton mill (8/5/08)
News item: Windmill sails (22/4/08)
News item: WindmillLand - Promoting the works of Allen Clarke (22/4/08)
News item: Marton windmill loses sail in gales (30/3/08)
News item: Charles Allen Clarke tribute tour of Fylde windmills (28/5/06)
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