List of windmills in County Down

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This is a list of windmills in County Down, Northern Ireland.

Locations[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ardkeen 1836[1] 1836[1]
Ballyagherty 1779[2] 1779[2]
Ballybohillbo Ballybohillbo Mill[3]
Ballydugan 1792[2] 1792[2]
Ballygrainey 1836[2] 1836[2]
Ballyhalbert Ballyhalbert Mill Tower Demolished 1940[4]
Windmill World
Ballyherley 1836[5] 1836[5]
Ballyherley (2nd mill)[5] 1836[5] 1836[5]
Ballyholme Ballyholme Mill Burnt down 9 July 1922
Windmill World
Ballykeel 1834[5] 1834[5]
Ballymaconell 1836[5] 1836[5]
Ballymenagh 1834[5] 1834[5]
Ballyministragh 1836[5] 1836[5]
Ballyorgan 1836[6] 1836[6]
Ballyrogan 1836[6] 1863[6]
Ballyskeagh 1836[6] 1836[6]
Ballytrustan 1836[6] 1836[6]
Ballywalter 1681[7] 1681[7]
Ballywalter Ballyferis Mill
54°32′45″N 5°29′17″W / 54.54581°N 5.4881°W / 54.54581; -5.4881
Tower C19th[8] Windmill World
Balloo Ballyminstragh Mill[9] Tower
Boardmills Boardmills Mill
54°28′12″N 5°55′43″W / 54.46999°N 5.9287°W / 54.46999; -5.9287
Tower 1813 Windmill World
Carrowmacaw 1836[10] 1836[10]
Cattogs 1836[10] 1836[10]
Cloghey Cloghey Mill
54°26′21″N 5°27′56″W / 54.43922°N 5.4656°W / 54.43922; -5.4656
Tower 1836[11] Windmill World
Crawfordsburn Crawfordsburn Mill
54°39′40″N 5°43′33″W / 54.66098°N 5.7258°W / 54.66098; -5.7258
Tower 1830 Windmill World
Cullentra 1836[11] 1826[11]
Dunoraver 1836[12] 1836[12]
Ganaway 1836[13] 1836[13]
Greyabbey Ballybryan Mill
54°31′11″N 5°32′57″W / 54.51984°N 5.5493°W / 54.51984; -5.5493
Tower C19th[14] Windmill World
Holywood Holywood Mill
54°38′33″N 5°49′40″W / 54.6424°N 5.8279°W / 54.6424; -5.8279
Tower Windmill World
Killinchy Killinchy Mill
54°27′08″N 5°39′55″W / 54.45223°N 5.6653°W / 54.45223; -5.6653
Tower c1702[15] Windmill World
Killough Killough Mill
54°15′15″N 5°38′45″W / 54.25416°N 5.6458°W / 54.25416; -5.6458
Tower 1823[16] Windmill World
Killyleagh Ringdufferin Mill[17] tower
Killyleagh Ringdufferin Mill
(2nd mill)[18]
Kirkistown Kirkistown Mill[19] Tower
Knockinelder Knockinelder Mill
54°23′07″N 5°28′08″W / 54.38537°N 5.4690°W / 54.38537; -5.4690
Tower Windmill World
Lisbane 1836[20] 1836[20]
Lisboy 1836[20] 1836[20]
Millisle Ballycopeland Mill
54°36′28″N 5°33′22″W / 54.60781°N 5.5561°W / 54.60781; -5.5561
Tower c1785[21] Windmill World Ballycopeland windmill 279350930 a90dcc8d8c b.jpg
Newtownards Newtownards Mill
54°36′52″N 5°41′18″W / 54.61447°N 5.6884°W / 54.61447; -5.6884
Tower Windmill World
Portafarry Portaferry Mill
54°22′47″N 5°32′28″W / 54.37961°N 5.5412°W / 54.37961; -5.5412
Tower Windmill World
Poyntzpass Poyntzpass Mill Tower Windmill World
Saintfield Saintfield Mill
54°27′51″N 5°49′30″W / 54.46406°N 5.8251°W / 54.46406; -5.8251
Tower Windmill World Saintfield Windmill.jpg
Tullyboard 1836[22] 1836[22]
Tullykevin Tullykevin Mill[3]
Warrenpoint Ringmackilroy Mill[23] Tower 1802[24] Warrenpoint Windmill.jpg
Whitechurch 1836[7] 1836[7]

Sources[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, the source for all entries is the linked Windmill World webpage.

References[edit]

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  3. ^ a b "Flax Mills". Ballywalter. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
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  8. ^ "Ballyferis Windmill, Ballywalter". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  9. ^ "Ballyminstragh Windmill, Killinchy Road, Balloo". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Place Names of Co. Down: Ca....- Ch.....". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  11. ^ a b c "Place Names of Co. Down: Ci...- Cu.....". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  12. ^ a b "Place Names of Co. Down: Dru......- Dy.....". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  13. ^ a b "Place Names of Co. Down: G.......". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  14. ^ "Ballybryan Windmill, Greyabbey". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  15. ^ "The Mill, 37 Main Street Killinchy, BT23 6PN". Tim Martin Estate Agents. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  16. ^ "Killough Windmill Tower". Irish Antiquities. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  17. ^ "Ringdufferin Windmill, Ringdufferin House, 35 Ringdufferin Road, Killyleagh BT30 9PH". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  18. ^ "Dufferin Chronicles". killyleagh.org. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  19. ^ "Kirkistown Windmill, Kirkistown Golf Course, Kirkistown". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  20. ^ a b c d "Place Names of Co. Down: L.......". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  21. ^ "Talking of Windmills". Shamrock Club of Wisconsin. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  22. ^ a b "Place Names of Co. Down: T.......". Rootsweb. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  23. ^ "Ringmackilroy Windmill, Off Mary Street, Warrenpoint". Natural Stone Database. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 
  24. ^ "South Down". Brian T McElherron. Retrieved 4 July 2009. 

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