List of windmills in Buckinghamshire

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List of windmills in Buckinghamshire is located in Buckinghamshire
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Extant windmills in Buckinghamshire.
1 Brill, 2 Cholesbury 3, Cobstone, 4 Coleshill, 5 Lacey Green, 6 New Bradwell, 7 Pitstone, 8 Quainton, 8 Caldecotte

A list of windmills in Buckinghamshire, UK.

Locations[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Aylesbury Walton Green 1798 1798
Aylesbury Walton Green (2nd mill) 1798 1798
Aylesbury Bierton Road Mill 1788 1788 1788
Beaconsfield Tower 1811 1968, collapsed by 1976
Bledlow Ridge Bledlow Ridge Mill Post 1798 Dismantled 1933
Brill 1286 1286
Brill 1345 1345
Brill Brill Windmill
Nixey's Mill

SP 652 142
Post 1788 1668 Windmill World Brill-windmill.jpg
Brill Parson's Mill[1] 1788 1788 Demolished 1906[2]
Brill (3rd mill) 1798 1798
Chalfont St Giles 1788 1788 1788
Chalfont St Peter Astingwood 1788 1788 1788
Chesham Smock c. 1650 Moved to Lacey Green, 1821
Cholesbury Hawridge Mill
Cholesbury Mill
Smock[3] 1863 Demolished 1884
Cholesbury Cholesbury Mill
SP 935 069
Tower 1884 Windmill World Cholesbury windmill.jpg
Coleshill Grove's Mill
SU 948 948
Tower 1856 Windmill World Coleshill windmill, Bucks.jpg
Cuddington Post 18th century Demolished 1925
Dynton 1788 1788 1788
Edlesborough 1788 1788 1788
Edlesborough SP 982 192 tower 1864 Windmill World
Farnham Royal 1798 1798
Fulmer Tower 19th century
Great Horwood Tower 1864 Demolished c. 1940
Great Horwood Singleborough Mill 1830 1830 1830
Great Linford 1220[2] 1220[2]
Great Missenden Post 1788 1788 Burnt down c. 1876
Grove 1788 1788 1798
Haddenham Post 1788 1788 1918[4]
Haddenham Tower 19th century Demolished 1930s[2]
Hartwell 1798 1798
Hillesden 1899 (OS Map) 1959 (OS Map)
Hulcott 1788 1788 1798
Ibstone 1633 1633
Ibstone Cobstone Windmill
SU 769 915
Smock 1864 Windmill World TurvilleWindmill(AndrewSmith)Dec2006.jpg
Ickford 1788 1788 1788
Lacey Green Lacey Green Windmill
SP 819 008
Smock 1821 Windmill World SmockMillLaceyGreen(AndrewSmith)Apr2006.jpg
Little Missenden (Holmer Green) Tower c. 1829 Collapsed 1929
Long Crendon 1297 1297
Long Crendon Post 1788 1788 Demolished 1931[2]
Long Crendon Chilton Road Mill[2] Tower[2] 1864 Demolished 1925[2]
Mursley Post 1788 1788 Burnt down c. 1895
New Bradwell New Bradwell Windmill
SP 831 411
Tower 1864 Windmill World Bradwell Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 1591541.jpg
North Crawley 1834 1798 1834
North Crawley 1834 1798 1834
North Marston SP 775 228 Smock 1788 1788 1864
Windmill World
Padbury 1788 1788 1864
Pitstone Pitstone Windmill
SP 945 157
Post 1788 17th century Windmill World Pitstone-windmill.600px.jpg
Prestwood 19th century 19th century
Princes Risborough 1798 1798
Quainton Banner Mill
SP 746 203
Tower 1830 Windmill World Quainton UK 1.gif
Radnage 1788 1788 1788
Stantonbury Tower 1907 Stantonbury 1907.jpg
Stewkley Smock 1839 1930[5]
Stewkley 1883 1883
Stokenchurch Post 1788 1736 Blown down 1935[2]
Stoke Mandeville 1788 1788 1788
Stone 1801[6] 1914[7]
Swanbourne 13th century 13th century
Thornborough SP 737 352 Tower 1840s Windmill World
Towersey[8] 1788 1788 1798
Turweston 1798 1796 1798
Twyford Tower 1788 1788 1798
Twyford Tower 19th century 1935[9]
Waddesdon Tower 1835 1930[10]
Wendover
SP 873 082
Tower 1788 1788 Windmill World
Wexham SU 995 844 Tower Windmill World
Whitchurch 1776 1864
Wing 1788 1788 Demolished c. 1798
Winslow (five mills) All burnt down in 1760[6]
Mock mill
Location Name of mill Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Milton Keynes Caldecotte Mill Tower 1990 Built as a pub and restaurant Caldecotte windmill.jpg

Sources[edit]

Unless stated otherwise, the source for all entries is Vince, John (1976). Windmills in Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns. Thames Ditton: Format Publishing. ISBN 0-905759-00-1. 

Maps[edit]

Notes[edit]

Mills in bold are still standing, known building dates are indicated in bold. Text in italics denotes indicates that the information is not confirmed, but is likely to be the case stated.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "group of boys standing in front of Nixey's Mill; Parson's Mill in background". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Windmills of Buckinghamshire". Windmill World. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Hawridge Mill, smock mill, pulled down 1884". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  4. ^ "Haddenham Postmill, 4 common sails derelict, 3 figures and cow 1918". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  5. ^ "sketch of the windmill". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  6. ^ a b Foreman, Wilfred (1983). Oxfordshire Mills. Chichester: Phillimore. ISBN 0-85033-441-1. 
  7. ^ "drawing of the derelict windmill". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008. 
  8. ^ In Oxfordshire since 1932
  9. ^ Photo dated 1935 in Mills Archive
  10. ^ "sketch of the windmill". Buckinghamshire County Council. Retrieved 3 November 2008.