Windmills of Essex


Surviving windmills

# photo id name location maps type condition photos
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#2398 Bragg's Mill Ashdon NGR: TL595426 post under restoration 53
2 #2393 . Aythorpe Roding NGR: TL590152 post restored 157
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#2451 North Mill Belchamp Otten NGR: TL798426 tower mill demolished 1958 - some timbers may still be on site 2
4 no
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#2450 Cottonbury Mill Belchamp Walter NGR: TL798394 post mill conserved roundhouse with trestle 0
5 #2446 Church Street Bocking NGR: TL763260 post restored 227
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#2445 Giffins End Mill Braintree NGR: TL752226 post mill quarter fragment of roundhouse wall with 2 piers remains embedded in garden wall 0
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#2459 . Bulmer NGR: TL861408 smock mill base survives 0
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#2349 South Mill Clavering NGR: TL465326 tower tower used as store, no machinery 2
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#2350 North Mill Clavering NGR: TL467328 tower house converted 1
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#2375 . Debden NGR: TL555337 tower house converted 0
11 #2430 Duck End Mill Finchingfield NGR: TL687330 post restored 274
12 #2428 Gibraltar Mill Great Bardfield NGR: TL681308 tower house converted 82
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#2689 Billericay Mill Great Burstead NGR: TQ678939 post mill 4 high brick piers and 2 large timbers on high mill mound, very overgrown within woodland 0
14 #2410 Church End Mill Great Dunmow NGR: TL634225 tower mill house converted 1
15 no
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#2405 . Great Easton NGR: TL614260 post mill Minor remains of roundhouse, some brickwork visible. 0
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#2290 . Great Holland NGR: TM203193 smock mill derelict base 0
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#2414 . Great Sampford NGR: TL643355 smock mill base house converted 0
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#2434 Chatham Green Mill Great Waltham NGR: TL716152 post mill base converted in to 4 rooms for the adjacent Windmill Inn 3
19 #2453 North mill Halstead NGR: TL816309 smock base remains 0
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#2371 . Henham NGR: TL544275 post foundations remain 0
21 #2407 . High Easter NGR: TL618144 post roundhouse and trestle remain, house converted 1
22 #2380 . High Ongar NGR: TL566032 smock base house converted 0
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#2422 . Horndon on the Hill NGR: TQ668833 post mill piers, cross trees and roundhouse floor in front garden. Used as pergola 0
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#2412 Fryerning Mill Ingatestone NGR: TL640008 post conserved 3
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#2417 Throw's Mill Little Dunmow NGR: TL656224 post house converted octagonal roundhouse 0
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#2415 . Mashbury NGR: TL645133 smock mill base of small smock mill, used as a garage 0
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#2357 . Matching NGR: TL505112 post roundhouse remains 0
28 #2677 . Mountnessing NGR: TQ631980 post restored 463
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#2679 Baker Street Orsett NGR: TQ633813 smock restored 81
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#2682 Mill Lane Mill Orsett NGR: TQ642815 post base only 0
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#2518 . Ramsey NGR: TM209305 post conserved 75
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#2709 . Rayleigh NGR: TQ805909 tower restored tower with cap and sails, but no machinery 342
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#2369 Ruse's Mill Saffron Walden NGR: TL542377 small smock mill part of foundation in garden of sunken mill house 0
34 #2359 . Stansted Mountfitchet NGR: TL509248 tower restored 130
35 #2691 . Stock NGR: TQ698989 tower restored 81
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#2447 . Terling NGR: TL764150 smock house converted 53
37 #2404 Lowe's Mill Thaxted NGR: TL609309 tower restored 1033
38 no
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#2512 . Thorpe Le Soken NGR: TM178222 post mill house converted roundhouse 1
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#2461 Messing Maypole Mill Tiptree NGR: TL893166 tower house converted 15
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#2478 Old Hall Marsh Mill Tollesbury NGR: TL978130 smock mill Low base of small square drainage smock mill with well in middle 0
41 #2441 Gainsford End Mill Toppesfield NGR: TL726350 tower underwent house conversion summer 2007 0
42 no
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#2525 . Walton on the Naze NGR: TM252223 post mill brick piers under yacht club building 1
43 no
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#2485 . West Mersea NGR: TM014133 post mill Roundhouse, large, single storey, no trestle. 0
44 no
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#2686 . West Tilbury NGR: TQ659787 smock mill base as garden store 1
45 #2378 . White Roding NGR: TL564131 tower conserved, no machinery 15
46 no
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#2400 Lower Green Mill Wimbish NGR: TL605350 smock mill base house converted 0
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#2392 Tye Green Mill Wimbish NGR: TL589353 smock mill base house converted 0

Historical locations

Bobbingworth #2363

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NGR: TL522053
(51.72489,0.20335)

Brock's Mill: post mill - Mill house, and one millstone remain

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2363

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Cottages, Bobbingworth Mill [2013-06-05]

Robin Webster

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Chelmsford

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Chelmsford (#extra10)

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small windpump

A small windpump used to pump water from the river to irrigate gardens and greenhouses.


Chelmsford,

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Cutmaple

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post

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Epping

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Fordham

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Great Bentley

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post 1755 - demolished 1891

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Halstead

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Box Mill: post

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Haverhill

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- now in Suffolk

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High Laver #2364

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NGR: TL527084
(51.75261,0.21194)

post mill - nothing but the mill mound survives

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2364

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Kelvedon Hatch

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smock

Smock mill replaced earlier post mill

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Little Hallingbury

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Little Laver #2370

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NGR: TL543091
(51.75846,0.23541)

composite mill

Britain's last complete Composite Mill, pulled down 1963.

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2370

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Moreton #2367

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NGR: TL534080
(51.74883,0.22190)

post mill

Last but one "six footer" post mill with 3 cross trees and 6 quarterbars. Pulled down 1964

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2367

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South Ockendon #2667

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NGR: TQ604831
(51.52313,0.31176)

smock - collapsed 1977 - now no remains

Entry in Mills Archive database - #2667

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Ruins At Ockendon Hall [2005-08-21]

Glyn Baker

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South Ockendon,the Windmill c1960,Essex
South Ockendon, the Windmill c1960 {Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection} [Search Muggeridge Collection]


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