Windmills of Essex


Surviving windmills

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#2398Bragg's MillAshdon NGR: TL595426 postunder restoration53
2 #2393.Aythorpe Roding NGR: TL590152 postrestored157
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#2451North MillBelchamp Otten NGR: TL798426 tower mill demolished 1958 - some timbers may still be on site2
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#2450Cottonbury MillBelchamp Walter NGR: TL798394 post mill conserved roundhouse with trestle0
5 #2446Church StreetBocking NGR: TL763260 postrestored227
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#2445Giffins End MillBraintree NGR: TL752226 post mill quarter fragment of roundhouse wall with 2 piers remains embedded in garden wall0
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#2459.Bulmer NGR: TL861408 smock mill base survives0
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#2349South MillClavering NGR: TL465326 towertower used as store, no machinery2
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#2350North MillClavering NGR: TL467328 towerhouse converted1
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#2375.Debden NGR: TL555337 towerhouse converted0
11 #2430Duck End MillFinchingfield NGR: TL687330 postrestored274
12 #2428Gibraltar MillGreat Bardfield NGR: TL681308 towerhouse converted82
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#2689Billericay MillGreat Burstead NGR: TQ678939 post mill 4 high brick piers and 2 large timbers on high mill mound, very overgrown within woodland 0
14 #2410Church End MillGreat Dunmow NGR: TL634225 tower mill house converted1
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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 base0
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#2414.Great Sampford NGR: TL643355 smock mill base house converted0
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#2434Chatham Green MillGreat Waltham NGR: TL716152 post mill base converted in to 4 rooms for the adjacent Windmill Inn3
19 #2453North millHalstead NGR: TL816309 smockbase remains0
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#2371.Henham NGR: TL544275 postfoundations remain0
21 #2407.High Easter NGR: TL618144 postroundhouse and trestle remain, house converted1
22 #2380.High Ongar NGR: TL566032 smockbase house converted0
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#2422.Horndon on the Hill NGR: TQ668833 post mill piers, cross trees and roundhouse floor in front garden. Used as pergola0
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#2412Fryerning MillIngatestone NGR: TL640008 postconserved3
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#2417Throw's MillLittle Dunmow NGR: TL656224 posthouse converted octagonal roundhouse0
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#2415.Mashbury NGR: TL645133 smock mill base of small smock mill, used as a garage0
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#2357.Matching NGR: TL505112 postroundhouse remains0
28 #2677.Mountnessing NGR: TQ631980 postrestored464
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#2679Baker StreetOrsett NGR: TQ633813 smockrestored81
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#2682Mill Lane MillOrsett NGR: TQ642815 postbase only0
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#2518.Ramsey NGR: TM209305 postconserved75
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#2709.Rayleigh NGR: TQ805909 towerrestored tower with cap and sails, but no machinery342
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#2369Ruse's MillSaffron Walden NGR: TL542377 small smock mill part of foundation in garden of sunken mill house 0
34 #2359.Stansted Mountfitchet NGR: TL509248 towerrestored130
35 #2691.Stock NGR: TQ698989 towerrestored81
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#2447.Terling NGR: TL764150 smockhouse converted53
37 #2404Lowe's MillThaxted NGR: TL609309 towerrestored1034
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#2512.Thorpe Le Soken NGR: TM178222 post mill house converted roundhouse1
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#2461Messing Maypole MillTiptree NGR: TL893166 towerhouse converted15
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#2478Old Hall Marsh MillTollesbury NGR: TL978130 smock mill Low base of small square drainage smock mill with well in middle 0
41 #2441Gainsford End MillToppesfield NGR: TL726350 towerunderwent house conversion summer 20070
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#2525.Walton on the Naze NGR: TM252223 post mill brick piers under yacht club building1
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#2485.West Mersea NGR: TM014133 post mill Roundhouse, large, single storey, no trestle. 0
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#2686.West Tilbury NGR: TQ659787 smock mill base as garden store1
45 #2378.White Roding NGR: TL564131 towerconserved, no machinery15
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#2400Lower Green MillWimbish NGR: TL605350 smock mill base house converted0
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#2392Tye Green MillWimbish NGR: TL589353 smock mill base house converted0

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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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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