List of windmills in Devon

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A list of windmills in Devon.

Locations[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Abbotsham Bowood Mill 1765
1827
1765 1827
Abbotsham Tealter Mill 1695 Demolished c. 1817
Alverdiscott 1603 1603
Bere Ferrers 1637 1637
Brixham Little Rey Mill
SX 926 557
Tower 1797 1840
Windmill World
Brixham Furzeham Common Mill Tower 1818 1838
Broadclyst Clyston Manor Mill
SX 991 966
Tower 1809
1827
1786 Windmill World Broadclyst Windmill.jpg
Cruwys Morchard 1553 1553
Dartmouth Post c. 1700 c. 1700
Exminster Shillingford Mill 1835 1835
Exmouth Tower 1809 1797 Demolished 1849
Galmpton Warnborough SX 889 567 Tower 1827 c. 1810 Windmill World Galmpton Windmill.jpg
Holsworthy Tower 1765 1765 Demolished c. 1890
Instow Church Mill
SS 482 312
Tower Church Mill, Instow.jpg
Instow South Mill 1797 1797
Windmill World
Littleham Heale House[1] Titt iron wind engine
Lundy North Tower 17th century Ruin by 1787
Windmill World
Lundy West tower 17th century
Northam 1675 1609 1675
Northam Bidna Mill
SS 457 296
Tower 1806 Tower blown down 1919
Windmill World
North Whilborough Long Burrow Mill
SX 872 658
Tower Windmill World North Wilborough windmill.jpg
Paignton Fernacombe Mill
SX 875 624
Tower 1829 Windmill World Paignton windmill.jpg
Pilton 1594
Petrockstowe Heanton Mill
SS 491 103
Tower 1809 1756 Windmill World Petrockstowe windmill.jpg
Plymouth Devonport Mill 1751 Demolished 1762
Plymouth Devonport Mill Tower 1827 1762 Demolished c. 1843
Plymouth Hoe Mill Post 1564 1792
Plympton St Mary 1561 1561
Rackenford 1765 1765 1765
Sandford Dowrish Mill Late 16th century Late 16th century
Shute Shute House[1] Titt iron wind engine 1900
Stokenham 1612 1612
Teigngrace 1713 1713
Teignmouth 1628 1727, demolished by 1759
Topsham 1769 1790, demolished by 1817
Torquay Yaddon Down Mill
SX 908 658
Tower 1673 Windmill World
Torquay Chelston Mill 1823 1823
Torquay Fleet Mill 1808 1820
Witheridge 1765 1765 1765
Woodbury 1289 1289
Woodbury Salterton 1549 1549
Woolfardisworthy[disambiguation needed] Almiston Mill c. 1840 c. 1840

Sources[edit]

Unless stated otherwise, the source for all entries is Minchinton, Walter (1977). Windmills of Devon. Exeter: Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. ISBN 978-0-950177-86-1. 

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. ^ a b Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society.