Windmills of Bedfordshire


Surviving windmills

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#2259.Dunstable NGR: TL014218 towerused as Sea Cadets headquarters3
2 #2262.Houghton Conquest NGR: TL047423 towerderelict5
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#1714.Hulcote NGR: SP948382 towertruncated, house converted0
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#2261.Lower Dean NGR: TL041698 compositecollapsed 1959, and roundhouse reduced to 1 storey around 1969, now ruinous0
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#2292.Potton NGR: TL213498 towerderelict0
6 #1723.Sharnbrook NGR: SP998593 towerconverted to observation tower0
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#2278.Shefford NGR: TL149395 tower.2
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#1717.Stanbridge NGR: SP962245 towerhouse converted4
9 #2480.Stevington NGR: SP992528 postrestored645
10 #2263.Thurleigh NGR: TL047582 towerrecently house converted16
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#1722DoolittleTotternhoe NGR: SP990202 towerWindmill which also utilized water power. Undergoing restoration.17
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#2260.Upper Dean NGR: TL041682 tower.20
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#1712.Woburn NGR: SP941329 smockbase remains, house converted0

Historical locations

Biscott Windmill, Luton #2269

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NGR: TL079231
(51.89515,-0.4320)

Biscot Mill: smock

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2269

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Details from the English Windmills Photographic Register by Guy Blythman
Biscot, smock mill
Photos: (1) Major & Watts (a) w/o with 2 sails
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Cranfield Windmill, Cranfield #1716

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NGR: SP960429
(52.07533,-0.5994)

tower

Entry in Mills Archive database - #1716

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Details from the English Windmills Photographic Register by Guy Blythman
tower mill
Photos: (1) Howes (a) w/o (b) derelict with cap and one sail, shortly before demolition in 1966 (2) Elliott (a) w/o with 2 sails, 1930 (3) NMR (a) derelict with 2 sails (4) UOK (MC) (a) derelict with fan and 2 sails (one breaking away), July 1933
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Houghton Regis #2258

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NGR: TL012238
(51.90270,-0.5292)

tower - Stood truncated and derelict for many years. Demolished a few years ago when farmland around was built upon. No trace remains.

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Entry in Mills Archive database - #2258

Entries in photo archives:
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Details from the English Windmills Photographic Register by Guy Blythman
tower mill
Photos: (1) A C Smith (WIB) (a) surviving base with water tank on top, August 1970 (2) NMR (a-c) as Smith (3) Elliott (a) w/o, c1909 (4) UOK (MC) (a) stump with water tank, August 1936
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Riseley #2264

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NGR: TL053644
(52.26692,-0.4570)

post

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2264

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Details from the English Windmills Photographic Register by Guy Blythman
post mill
Photos: (1) Howes (a) derelict with 2 sails, 1936
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