List of windmills in Essex

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Extant (red) and former (blue) windmills in Essex.
1 Ashdon, 2 Aythorpe Roding, 3 Bocking, 4 Clavering, 5 Debden, 6 Finchingfield, 7 Great Bardfield, 8 Great Dunmow, 9 Fryerning, 10 Mountnessing, 11 Orsett, 12 Ramsey, 13 Rayleigh, 14 South Ockendon, 15 Stansted Mountfitchet, 16 Stock, 17 Terling, 18 Thaxted, 19 Tolleshunt Knights, 20 Toppesfield, 21 White Roding.

A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the current Ceremonial county of Essex.

Locations[edit]

A[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Abbess Roding Post 1381 1381
Alphamstone TL 872 344 Post 1777 c. 1760 1875
Althorne TQ 920 977 1825 1825 1825
Ardleigh John de Bois Mill
Johnnyboy’s Mill
TM 037 281
Post 1777
1799
1804
1636 Demolished c. 1805, replaced by new mill on same site.
Ardleigh John de Bois Mill
Johnnyboy’s Mill
TM 037 281
Post 1805
1824
1840
1893
c. 1805 Demolished 1898
Ardleigh Webb’s Mill
TM 038 281
Post 1791 1830, possibly moved to Colchester (Old Heath Road)
Ardleigh Burnt Heath Mill
TM 068 278
Post 1800 Demolished 1891
Arkesden TL 476 343 Post Gone by 1387
Arkesden TL 490 342 1724 1724 1724
Ashdon Post 1388 1394
Ashdon Church End Mill
TL 580 418
Post 1724
1777
1805
1693 Moved to Nuts Green c. 1812
Ashdon Bragg's Mill
Bartlow Hamlet Mill
Stevington End Mill

TL 595 425
Post 1757 Windmill World Ashdon mill 2006.jpg
Ashdon Nuts Green Mill
TL 575 413
Post 1825 c. 1812 1839
Ashdon Radwinter Road Mill
TL 588 412
Tower 1825 1794 Demolished c. 1900
Asheldham TL 972 018 1678 1662 1678
Asheldham Approximately
TL 976 012
Post 1825 1825 1876
Ashen TL 760 440 Post 1825 1825 1876
Aveley Post 1330 1330
Aveley (second mill) Post 1330 1330
Aveley TQ 562 807 Post 1678
1903
1651 Demolished c. 1917
Aythorpe Roding TL 590 152 Post 1724 1615 1724
Aythorpe Roding Aythorpe Roding Mill
TL 590 152
Post 1779 Windmill World Aythorpe Roding mill.jpg

B[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Bardfield Saling TL 691 220 Post 1823[1] Demolished 17 September 1965 Little Saling mill 1965.jpg
Barling Barling Mill
TQ 931 898
Post 1724 1724 1724
Barling Barling Mill
TQ 931 898
Smock 1760 Demolished c. 1946
Barnston Barnston Mill
TL 654 201
Post 1777
1825
1777 Demolished September 1870
Belchamp Otten Post 1282 1285
Belchamp Otten TL 799 417 Post 1777
1825
1765 Demolished c. 1881
Belchamp Otten TL 798 726 Tower 1838 Demolished c. 1959
Belchamp St Paul Post 1222 1222
Belchamp St Paul TL 785 416 Post 1815 Demolished 1911
Belchamp Walter Cottonbury Mill
TL 798 395
Post 1777 1777 1883, demolished by 1893. Converted to bakery.

Trestle inside remaining roundhouse.


Windmill World

Belchamp Walter TL 808 398 1560 1580
Belchamp Walter Orbell’s Mill
TL 825 409
1805 1805 1832
Berden Post 1274 1432
Berden TL 478 302 Post 1678
1724
1597 1724
Berden TL 478 301 Post 1815 1896, gone by 1902
Birch Digby’s Mill
TL 943 206
Post 1724
1777
1724 Moved to Layer de la Haye in 1855
Birch Royce’s Mill
TL 942 191
Post 1825 1786 Demolished 1962
Birchanger TL 517 223 1805 1774 1863
Birdbrook TL 716 422 Post 1777 1777 Moved c. 1798 (to new site in Birdbrook?)
Birdbrook TL 689 382 1555 1555
Birdbrook TL 717 416 1805 1805 1805
Blackmore TQ 597 999 Post 1777 1777 Burnt down 6 December 1875
Black Notley Red Mill
TL 760 123
Post 1785 1840, gone by 1845
Bobbingworth TL 530 050 1510 1510
Bobbingworth Bovinger Mill
Brock’s Mill
TL 522 053
Post 1678
1724
1640 Blown down 1923
Bocking Post 1405 1405
Bocking TL 761 233 1617 1624, gone by 1655
Bocking TL 761 260 Post 1724
1720 Moved to Bocking Churchstreet 1830
Bocking Bocking Churchstreet Mill
TL 763 260
Post 1830 Windmill World Bocking mill.jpg
Bocking Lambert’s Mill
TL 752 232
Post 1752 Moved c 1854 (to Broom Hills, Braintree)
Bocking TL 758 235 Post 1724 1685 Standing 1769, replaced by smock mill on same site by 1773
Bocking Bocking Tower Mill
TL 758 235
Smock 1773 Burnt down 15 March 1807
Bocking TL 758 235 Smock 1823 Moved c. 1829 to Greenstead Green, Halstead
Bocking Coggeshall Road Mill
Stock’s Mill
Playle’s Mill
TL 771 235
Post 1787 Demolished 1876
Bocking Pumping mill
TL 764 244
Trestle 1875 1914 Demolished by 1911
Boreham TL 748 098 Post 1813 Demolished c. 1894
Boxted TL 999 314 Post 1825 1815 Demolished c. 1863
Bradfield North side of Mill Lane
Approximately
TM 142 307
Post 1678
1724
1777
1825
1678 1832
Bradfield South Side of Mill Lane
Approximately
TM 142 307
Post 1825 1825 1838, gone by 1847
Bradfield Daniel’s Mill
TM 130 296
Smock 1846 Burnt down November 1857
Bradfield Pattrick’s Mill
TM 132 302
Tower 1845 Demolished 1934
Bradwell on Sea TL 994 057 Post 1291 1378
Bradwell on Sea TL 994 057 Post 1678
1700
1777
1630 Blown down 24 December 1791
Bradwell on Sea Curry’s Mill
TL 994 057
Smock 1792 Burnt down c. 1900
Braintree Griffin’s End Mill
TL 752 226
Post 1810 Demolished 1883
Windmill World
Braintree Broom Hills Mill
Digby’s Mill
TL 747 229
Post c. 1855 Demolished 1907
Brightlingsea Stammer’s Mill
TM 093 166
Post 1827 Demolished 1913
Brightlingsea Hurst Green Mill
Approximately
TM 093 166
Post 1521 1758[2]
Broomfield TL 706 111 Smock 1806 1880
Broxted TL 579 271 Post 1815 Demolished c. 1953
Bulmer Post 1265 1265
Bulmer Armsey Mill
Bulmer Tye Mill
TL 858 397
Post 1777
1825
1775 Moved to Assington, Suffolk c. 1869[3]
Bulmer Bulmer Mill
Ballingdon Mill
TL 861 408
Smock 1793 Demolished August 1928
Windmill World
Bulphan Post 1678 1455 1678
Bulphan TQ 625 854 1838 1838
Burnham on Crouch North Mill
Pannell’s Mill
TQ 952 976
Smock 1805 1784 Demolished c. 1900
Burnham on Crouch South Mill
Town Mill
Stagg’s Mill
TQ 947 959
Post 1796 Demolished c. 1900
Buttsbury Post 1259 1259
Buttsbury TQ 681 970 1844 1844 1844

C[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Canewdon TQ 890 943 Post 1777 1669 Burnt down c. 1880
Canewdon TQ 899 945 Post 1792 1883
Castle Hedingham Ruffle’s Mill
TL 790 355
Post 1777
1805
1825
1765 1878
Castle Hedingham Digby’s Mill
TL 793 357
Post 1805
1825
1794 1838
Chelmsford Thomas Strutt’s Mill
TL 706 076
1724
1749
1710 1749
Chelmsford Moulsham Mill
TL 716 061
Post 1724
1777
1717 1844
Chelmsford TL 705 073 Smock c. 1810 Moved to new site c. 1824 (Rainsford mill)
Chelmsford Rainsford Mill
TL 700 069
Smock c. 1824 Demolished 1875
Chelmsford Widford Mill
TL 694 048
Post 1734 1858
Chelmsford pumping mill, River Chelmer Chelmsford pumping mill.jpg
Chignall Smealy TL 675 113 Post 1333 1333
Chigwell Post 1318 1318
Chigwell Chigwell Row Mill
TQ 456 928
Post 1768 c. 1610 1768
Chigwell Chigwell Row Mill
TQ 456 928
Post 1773 Burnt down July 1842
Chigwell Mount Pleasant Mill
TQ 443 923
1825 1813 1829
Chipping Ongar TQ 553 057 Post 1294 1372
Chrishall Crawley End Mill
TL 446 043
Post 1724 1724 Demolished c. 1890
Clavering Clavering Windmill
TL 465 326
Post 1724 1625 1848
Clavering South Mill
TL 465 326
Tower 1757 Windmill World South Mill, Clavering.jpg
Clavering North Mill
TL 465 328
Tower 1811 Windmill World North Mill, Clavering.jpg
Colchester Lexden Road Mill (east)
TL 987 250
Post 1678
1777
1678 1819
Colchester Lexden Road Mill (west)
TL 983 250
Post 1678
1777
1678 1832
Colchester Butt Mill
TL 992 247
Post 1724
1767
1777
1660 Demolished c. 1782
Colchester Butt Mill
TL 992 247
Post 1782 Burnt down 29 March 1787
Colchester Butt Mill
TL 992 247
Post 1793 Demolished c. 1881
Colchester Mersea Road Mill
TL 999 245
Post 1724
1767
1777
1724 Demolished 1813
Colchester Mersea Road Mill
TL 999 245
Tower 1813 Demolished 1859
Colchester Military Road Mill
TM 002 245
Post 1724 Demolished 1862
Colchester Golden Noble Hill Mill (south)
Middle Mill
TM 001 245
Post 1699 Moved to new site on Golden Noble Hill 1838
Colchester Golden Noble Hill Mill (north)
TM 001 246
Post 1838 Demolished 1862
Colchester Old Heath Road Mill Post 1774 Blown down 11 June 1834
Colchester Magdalen Green Mill
TM 006 247
Post 1801 1813, possibly moved to Shrub End 1820
Colchester Distillery Mill
TM 016 238
Tower 1777
1893
1748 1893, gone by 1896
Colchester St Ann’s Mill
TM 011 256
1678 1579 1678, gone by 1683
Colchester St Ann’s Mill
TM 011 256
Post 1724 1683 Burnt down June 1767
Colchester St Ann’s Mill
TM 011 256
Tower 1767 1865
Colchester Mile End Mill (east)
TL 998 281
Post 1777 1764 Burnt down May 1807
Colchester Mile End Mill (east)
TL 998 281
Post 1807 1896
Colchester Mile End Mill (west)
TL 990 278
Post 1777 1777 1779, gone by 1806
Colchester Shrub End Mill
Bottle End Mill
TL 997 234
Post 1820 Demolished 1871
Colchester Greenstead Mill
TM 018 247
Post 1777 1784 Demolished c. 1907
Colchester Scarlett’s Mill
TM 012 240
1724
1777
1706 1800, possibly moved to Magdalen Green
Colchester ApproximatelyTL 995 260 1724 1724 1724
Colchester Clubb’s Mill
TL 993 257
Trestle 1832 Blown down December 1836
Colchester Clubb’s Mill
TL 993 257
Smock 1838 Blown down July 1852
Colchester Old Heath Mill 1774 1780, possibly moved to Greenstead Mill
Colchester East Bridge Mill 1795 Blown down November 1795
Colchester Dunnages Mill 1833 Blown down June 1833
Colchester Colchester Castle Horizontal 1834 1834
Colchester Brickfield (unknown exactly where) Hollow post c. 1890 c. 1890
Colchester Oil Mill, St. Mary’s 1656 1716
Colne Engaine TL 836 297 Tower 1880 Demolished c. 1921
Copford Copford Mill
TL 932 241
Post 1724
1777
1724 Demolished c. 1900
Cressing Phillip’s Mill
TL 778 204
Post 1777 1777 Demolished c. 1900

D[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Danbury Runsell Common Mill (east)
TL 789 051
Post 1825
1844
1733 demolished c. 1897
Danbury Runsell Common Mill (west)TL 789 051 1825
1844
1825 1856, gone by 1858
Danbury TL 788 049
Debden Tendering’s Mill
TL 575 318
1724
1777
1660 1777
Debden Debden Green Mill
TL 554 336
Post 1719 Demolished c. 1920
Debden TL 555 336 Post 1724
1777
1724 Demolished c. 1796
Debden Debden Windmill
TL 555 336
Tower 1796 Windmill World
Dengie Drainage mill 1842 1842
Dovercourt Post 1353 1353
Dovercourt Beacon Hill Mill
TM 261 319
Post 1514 Blown down 20 January 1606
Dovercourt Beacon Hill Mill
TM 261 319
Post 1724 1606 Struck by lightning and demolished 26 June 1728
Dovercourt Beacon Hill Mill
TM 261 319
Post 1777 1777 1777, gone by 1805
Dovercourt Mill Hill Mill (north west)
TM 253 316
Post 1763 1793
Dovercourt Mill Hill Mill (south east)
Taylor’s Mill
Pattrick’s Mill
TM 254 317
Post 1821 1864, gone by 1875
Dovercourt Pattrick’s Mill
TM 257 313
Post 1777
1825
1836
1777 Moved to new site in 1829
Dovercourt Pattrick’s mill
TM 253 312
Post 1829 1866

E[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Earls Colne 1678 1678 1678
East Horndon TQ 692 913 Post 1777 1736 Moved to Ingrave, May 1786
East Horndon TQ 635 883 Post 1903 1832 Demolished c. 1905
East Tilbury Post 1266 1266
East Tilbury TQ 686 789 Smock 1862 Demolished c. 1939
East Tilbury Muckingford Mill
TQ 676 790
1839 1843, gone by 1862
Elmdon Post 1300 1315
Elmstead Elmstead Mill
TM 043 220
Post 1678
1725
1777
1805
1660 1810
Elsenham Titt iron wind engine[4]
Epping TL 445 048 Post 1303 1635
Epping Epping Mill
Eagle’s Mill
TL 449 012
Post 1582 1862

F[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Farnham TL 466 254 Post 1825 1574 Demolished 1807
Feering 1678 1678
Felsted Cock Green Mill
TL 697 198
Post 1777 1772 Demolished c. 1916
Felsted Felsted Common Mill
TL 723 218
Post 1777 1684 1845, moved to new site by 1875
Felsted Felsted Common Mill
TL 723 217
Post 1875 Demolished c. 1919
Finchingfield Post 1254 1495
Finchingfield Duck End Mill
TL 687 329
Post 1777 1756 Windmill World Finchingfield post Windmill.jpg
Finghingfield TL 703 341 1777 1777 1777
Finchingfield TL 702 352 Post 1777
1805
1766 Demolished c. 1817
Finchingfield TL 690 323 1580 1580
Finchingfield Parsonage Lane Mill
Daw Street Mill
TL 690 323
Post 1825 1787 Demolished c. 1914
Finchingfield Monk’s Mill
TL 686 379
Post 1822 Demolished c. 1916
Finchingfield TL 686 379 Post 1825 1790 Demolished c. 1826
Finchingfield Jekyll’s Farm Mill
TL 691 357
1814 1814
Fingringhoe East Fingringhoe Mill
TM 039 210
1724
1777
1723 1777
Fingringhoe Stammer’s Mill
TM 031 205
Post 1825 1788 Moved to Brightlingsea 1827
Fobbing TQ 715 845 Post 1557 1899
Fordham TL 943 261 Post 1893 1836 1893
Foulness TR 003 929 Post 1802 1914, gone by 1918
Foxearth TL 833 443 Post 1825 1817 Demolished 1868
Fyfield Post 1280 1280
Fyfield TL 569 066 Post 1678
1724
1678 Blown down 1912

G[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Goldhanger TL 905 087 1781 1875
Good Easter Hockley’s Mill
TL 624 123
Post 1777 1769 1878, gone by 1886
Good Easter Everett’s Mill
TL 626 124
Smock 1815 Demolished c. 1910
Gosfield Post 1266 1266
Gosfield TL 786 289 1777 1775 1777, gone by 1799
Grays Thurrock TQ 615 774 Post 1724 1624 1739
Great Baddow Barnes Mill
TL 726 065
Post 1825
1874
1792 1876
Great Baddow Upper Mill
TL 703 027
Post 1602 Replaced by smock mill on same site c. 1827
Great Baddow Upper Mill
Sewell’s Mill
TL 703 027
Smock c. 1827 Demolished February 1923
Great Baddow Lower Mill
Steven’s mill
TL 070 026
Smock 1826 1888
Great Bardfield Post 1298 1384
Great Bardfield Gibraltar Mill
TL 681 307
Tower 1724
1777
1704 Windmill World Gibraltar Mill.jpg
Great Bardfield Park Hall Farm Mill Post 1841 1856
Great Bentley TM 112 219 Post 1755 Demolished 1891
Great Bromley TM 075 246 Post 1724
1777
1724 Demolished 1895
Great Burstead Bell Hill Mill (east)
TQ 678 939
Post 1724
1777
1805
1903
1537 Collapsed December 1928
Windmill World
Great Burstead Bell Hill Mill (west)
TQ 676 939
Post 1777
1805
1903
1777 Demolished c. 1892
Great Burstead Outwood Farm Mill
TQ 693 946
Post 1835 1859
Great Canfield TL 785 178 Post 1386 1424
Great Canfield Post 1676 1797, gone by 1826
Great Canfield Post 1826 Demolished 1916
Great Chesterford West Mill
TL 506 437
Smock 1825
1836
1893
1905
1825 Demolished 21 October 1909
Great Chesterford East Mill
TL 507 437
Smock 1836 1836 1886, gone by 1893
Great Clacton Bull Hill Farm Mill
TM 178 162
Post 1807 1807, possibly moved to new site in Great Clacton by 1824
Great Clacton TM 176 163 Post 1824 1824 Demolished c. 1918
Great Coggeshall TL 843 227 Post Gone by 1376
Great Coggeshall Thompson’s Mill
TL 858 229
Post 1777 1734 1833
Great Coggeshall New Mill
Prior’s Mill
TL 856 223
Post 1802 1828
Great Coggeshall Tilkey Mill (south)
TL 848 230
Post 1778 Demolished c. 1823
Great Coggeshall Tilkey Mill (north)
TL 848 230
Post 1820 Burnt down 4 March 1879
Great Dunmow Stowles Green Mill
TL 632 212
Post 1724 1661 Moved to Widford 1734
Great Dunmow Dunmow Down Mill
TL 625 224
Post 1730 Demolished c. 1807
Great Dunmow Royal Oak Mill
TL 624 218
Post 1777
1805
1825
1777 1825
Great Dunmow Joe Lambert’s Mill
Town Mill
TL 629 216
Smock 1807 Demolished 1896
Great Dunmow Church End Mill
TL 633 226
Tower 1822 Windmill World
Great Easton TL 614 260 Post 1777 1752 Demolished 1915
Great Henny TL 877 383 Post 1805 1792 1811
Great Holland Post 1291 1294
Great Holland TM 203 193 1714 Demolished 1839
Great Holland TM 203 193 Smock 1840 Demolished 1952
Windmill World
Great Horkesley TL 978 310 Post 1825 1821 Demolished 1870
Great Maplestead TL 813 337 1765 1765
Great Leighs TL 737 176 Post 1724
1777
1616 Demolished c. 1912
Great Oakley TM 196 277 Post 1678
1724
1678 Demolished c. 1904
Great Oakley Post 1802 Demolished July 1821
Great Saling c. 1547 c. 1547
Great Sampford Post 1288 1288
Great Sampford Sparepenny Lane Mill
TL 642 358
Post 1825 1803 1890
Great Sampford Pettit’s Mill
Day’s Mill
TL 643 355
Smock 1817 Demolished c. 1914
Windmill World
Great Tey Post 1328 1328
Great Tey Tey Hall Green Mill
TL 887 264
1777 1740 1782, gone by 1795
Great Tey Sparke’s Mill
Sach’s Mill
TL 890 259
Post 1792 Burnt down, January 1860
Great Totham Brown’s Mill
TL 858 117
Post 1724 1718 Demolished 1911
Great Totham TL 869 132 Post 1815 1822
Great Totham Frost’s Mill
Pulford’s Mill
King’s Mill
TL 869 122
Smock 1817 Demolished 1911 Gt Totham 1910.jpg
Great Waltham Chatham Green Mill
TL 7159 1515
Post 1829 Demolished c. 1902, roundhouse survives as of 2014.
Windmill World
'The Windmill' inn, Chatham Green, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 178984.jpg
Great Waltham Ford End Mill
TL 679 167
Post 1812 1813, moved to Chatham Green 1829?
Great Yeldham TL 762 394 Post 1678
1825
1524 1844
Greenstead Post 1349 1349

H[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Hadstock TL 567 441 Post 1777 1773 Demolished 1836
Hadstock[5] TL 567 441 Tower 1836 Demolished 1926
Halstead West Mill
TL 806 304
Post 1724
1805
1701 Struck by lightning 22 August 1800 and subsequently demolished
Halstead Box Mill
TL 809 312
Post 1777 1775 Blown down 29 April 1882
Halstead East Mill
TL 819 308
Post 1841 1876
Halstead East Mill
TL 819 308
Smock 1800 Burnt down 24 December 1862
Halstead Greenstead Green Mill
TL 822 282
Post 1784 Demolished c. 1830
Halstead Greenstead Green Mill
TL 822 282
Smock 1830 1939, gone by 1945
Halstead Bois Hall Mill
TL 815 310
Post 1724 1724 1770
Halstead Frost’s Mill
North Mill
TL 815 310
Smock c. 1790 Demolished 1947
Windmill World
Halstead Approximately TL 802 313 1724 1682 1736
Harlow Post 1287 1343
Harlow Foster Street Mill
TL 487 088
Post 1805
1825
1799 1874
Harlow Potter Street Mill
TL 472 092
Post 1825 1825 Demolished 1891
Harlow John Barnard’s Mill
TL 473 126
1825 1825 1828, gone by 1831
Hatfield Broad Oak TL 551 168 Post Before 1216 1633
Hatfield Broad Oak Town Mill
TL 540 166
Post 1530 1547
Hatfield Broad Oak Town Mill
TL 540 166
Post 1724
1777
1825
1683 Blown down 26 October 1881
Hatfield Broad Oak Post[6] 1443[6]
Hatfield Broad Oak Hatfield Heath Mill 1678 1678
Hatfield Broad Oak Down Hall Mill
TL 525 131
Post 1777 1715 1777, moved to Matching by 1799
Hatfield Broad Oak Hatfield Heath Mill
Merchaw’s Mill
Mawkhaw’s Mill
TL 524 128
Tower 1838 Demolished 1909 Hatfield Broad Oak.jpg
Hatfield Peverel TL 794 113 Post 1320 1320
Hatfield Peverel Gardener’s Mill
Hatfield Mill
TL 788 099
Smock 1824 Demolished 1842
Hazeleigh TL 822 038 Post 1724
1777
1724 Blown down 28 April 1892
Helions Bumpstead Post 1289 1349
Helions Bumpstead TL 654 471 Tower 1749
1777
1805
1749 Demolished c. 1900
Hempstead TL 634 378 Post 1678 1615 1678
Hempstead TL 634 378 Post 1845 1898, gone by 1912
Henham Post 1202 1328
Henham TL 544 275 Post 1678
1896
1678 Demolished December 1902
Heybridge Two pumping windmills, Approximately TL 874 074 1825 1825
Heydon 1630 1630
High Easter Fuller’s Mill
Webster’s Mill
Shead’s Mill
Welford’s Mill
TL 618 144
Post 1777 1680 Demolished 1936
Windmill World
High Garrett Pumping mill
TL 778 271
1904 1875 1914
High Ongar 1586 1586
High Ongar TL 566 032 Smock 1724
1777
1706 Demolished 1897
Windmill World
High Roding Post 1386 1386
High Roding TL 606 177 Post 1805 1797 Demolished c. 1911
Hockley Post 1295 1295
Hockley TQ 827 933 1590 1687
Horndon on the Hill Post 1286 1286
Horndon on the Hill TQ 663 834 Post 1805 1799 1805
Horndon on the Hill TQ 668 833 Post 1826 Demolished 1917
Windmill World

I, K[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ingatestone TL 639 007 Post 1564 1753
Ingatestone Mill Green Mill, Fryerning
TL 639 007
Post 1777 1759 Windmill World
Ingrave TQ 627 913 Post 1791 1826, Moved to East Horndon by 1832
Kelvedon Post 1294 1294
Kelvedon TL 859 197 Smock 1805 1784 Demolished c. 1875
Kelvedon Hatch Purkis’ Mill
TQ 572 988
Smock 1768 Demolished 1920
Kirby le Soken TM 210 210 c. 1837 1890, gone by 1893

L[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Laindon TQ 680 890 1678 1617 1695
Lamarsh TL 893 342 Smock 1825 1825 1876
Langham TM 031 327 Post 1805 1800 Moved to new site in Langham 1800
Langham TM 037 329 Post 1805 1800 1803, gone by 1817
Langham Whiley’s Mill
TM 014 323
Smock 1819 Demolished 1907
Latchingdon TL 889 013 Post 1310 1310
Latchingdon Lawland Mill
TL 889 013
Post 1678
1724
1777
1633 1807
Latchingdon TL 887 969 1873 1873
Latton Gone by 1616
Latton Latton Mill
TL 460 119
1825 1824 1835, demolished to enable construction of London – Cambridge railway
Lawford TM 105 320 Post 1804 1816, gone by 1824
Lawford TM 102 315 Tower 1825 1783 1914, gone by 1918
Lawford TM 095 333 Post 1825 1802 1825
Layer de la Haye Cooper’s Mill
TL 978 202
Post 1825 1801 Moved to West Mersea 1833
Layer de la Haye TL 979 023 Post 1855 1875, gone by 1886
Lindsell TL 640 276 Post 1791 1826, replaced by smock mill by 1846
Lindsell TL 640 276 Smock 1846 Demolished c. 1906
Little Baddow Richardson’s Mill
TL 783 071
Post 1724 1655 1757
Little Baddow Cranie’s Mill
TL 782 070
1813 1819 Moved to Danbury by 1824
Little Bardfield Paul’s Mill
TL 667 312
Post 1724
1777
1805
1572 Burnt down March 1805
Little Bardfield Paul’s Mill
TL 667 312
Post 1807 1870
Little Bardfield Hawkspur Green Mill
TL 654 322
Post 1805 1805 Collapsed c. 1871
Little Bardfield Hawkspur Green Mill Smock 1876 Blown down c. 1928
Little Bentley TM 120 257 Post 1825
1904
1818 Demolished 1905
Little Canfield TL 590 214 Post 1700
1825
1590 Moved to other site in Little Canfiel c. 1809
Little Canfield TL 601 208 Post 1809 Demolished 1930
Little Chishill[7] Little Chishill Mill
TL 413 388
Post 1676
1724
1676 1819
Little Chishill Little Chishill Mill
TL 413 388
Post 1819
Little Clacton Foot’s Farm Mill
TM 178 180
Post 1777
1805
1756 1805, possibly moved to Great Clacton c. 1807
Little Dunmow Throws Mill
TL 656 224
Post 1875 Demolished 1913
Windmill World
Little Hallingbury TL 497 167 1838 1856
Little Laver TL 543 090 Post 1579 1797
Little Laver TL 543 909 Post 1797 Converted to Composite mill 1850
Little Laver TL 543 090 Composite 1850 Demolished December 1963
Little Leighs TL 717 167 1662 1662
Little Maplestead TL 833 336 1645 1645
Little Maplestead Purlshill Mill
TL 797 336
1830 1874, gone by 1887
Little Sampford Pettit’s Mill
TL 652 347
Post 1724
1777
1805
1893
1724 1893
Little Sampford Starling’s Mill
Thaxted Road Mill
TL 636 346
Post 1805 1796 1880, gone by 1902
Little Stambridge TL 887 905 Post 1893 1814 1893, gone by 1895
Little Tey TL 892 237 1861 1861
Little Totham Barrow Hill Mill
TL 878 078
Post 1703 Blown down 30 June 1831
Little Totham Smith’s Mill
TL 878 078
Smock 1831 Demolished 1892
Little Waltham TL 718 127 Post 1777
1805
1760 1845
Little Warley TQ 596 903 Smock 1893 1832 Blown down 8 January 1866
Little Yeldham Post 1263 1263

M[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Maldon Fullbridge Mill
TL 850 075
Smock 1799 1834, gone by 1841
Maldon Herbert’s Mill
TL 856 067
Smock 1826 Moved to Stebbing, December 1842
Manuden TL 484 266 Post c. 1340 c. 1340
Manuden Maggots End Mill
TL 483 277
Smock 1805
1825
1762 Demolished 1945
Margaret Roding TL 593 105 Post 1724
1777
1725 Burnt down May 1910
Margaretting 1678 1666 1678, gone by 1748
Marks Tey 1624 1624
Mashbury TL 643 131 Post 1724
1777
1805
1825
1724 Blown down 28 January 1825
Mashbury TL 645 133 Smock 1836 Burnt down 28 November 1896
Windmill World
Matching Down Hall Mill
TL 529 131
Post 1805
1825
1799 1843, gone by 1874
Matching Matching Tye Mill
TL 505 112
Post 1825 1825 Demolished 1880
Windmill World
Mayland Cardnell’s Mill
TL 919 015
Post 1817 Demolished c. 1914
Mayland Douce’s Mill
TL 935 998
Post 1826 1831, possibly moved to Middleton, Suffolk by 1839
Mistley Rigby’s Mill
TM 120 316
Smock 1777 1775 1778
Moreton TL 534 080 Post 1777 1767 Demolished 1964
Mount Bures Newman’s Mill
TL 903 315
Post 1825 1822 Demolished c. 1917
Mount Bures Doe’s Mill
TL 916 315
Post 1825 1811 Demolished 1953
Mountnessing TQ 631 980 Post 1678
1724
1477 1760
Mountnessing Mountnessing Mill
TQ 631 980
Post 1807 Windmill World Mountnessing windmill.jpg
Mucking 1654 1686

N[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Navestock TQ 527 970 Post 1355 1355
Nazeing TL 451 066 Post 1802 1875
Newport TL 515 350 1805
1825
1805 1876
Newport TL 516 357 Smock 1805
1825
1805 1876
Newport TL 518 359 Vertical axis mill
North Weald Post 1281 1281
Norton Mandeville TL 602 042 Post 1297 1297

O, P[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Orsett TQ 642 815 Post 1678
1724
1777
1805
1678 1887, gone by 1893
Windmill World
Orsett Baker Street Mill
TQ 633 813
Smock 1796 Windmill World Baker Street Mill.jpg
Pebmarsh Pebmarsh Mills
Approximately TL 854 331
Post 1792 1814
Pebmarsh TL 847 340 Smock 1814 1852
Pebmarsh TL 847 340 Post 1872 Burnt down 26 April 1895
Peldon Post 1282 1282
Peldon Strood Mill
TM 007 158
Post 1777
1805
1825
1777 Demolished c. 1906
Pitsea TQ 743 885 Post 1678
1724
1777
1825
1586 Burnt down July 1891
Prittlewell Post 1294 1309
Prittlewell Milton Hall Mill
Hamlet Mill
TQ 876 854
Post 1678
1777
1678 Demolished 1877
Prittlewell TQ 874 868 1777 1777 1777, possibly moved to new site in Prittlewell by 1794
Prittlewell Old Mill
TQ 873 866
Post 1825 1758 Demolished 1832
Prittlewell TQ 873 866 Smock 1832 Demolished c. 1869
Prittlewell New Mill
TQ 873 865
Post 1797 Demolished 1871
Purleigh Gibcrack’s
TL 855 017
Post 1323 1323
Purleigh Raven’s Mill
TL 834 022
Smock 1778 Demolished 1929
Purleigh Mecklenburgh’s Mill
TL 815 029
Smock 1844 1844 1852, gone by 1854
Purleigh Purleigh Barns Mill
TL 867 998
Composite 1849 1893

Q, R[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Quendon TL 517 309 Post 1678
1678 Blown down October 1795
Quendon TL 517 309 Tower 1805 Demolished c. 1906
Radwinter Grange Mill
TL 605 367
1724
1805
1588 1805
Radwinter East Mill
TL 611 377
Post 1777
1825
1777 Demolished c. 1900
Radwinter Lower Mill
TL 605 374
1724 1701 Demolished 1732
Radwinter North Mill
TL 605 374
Smock 1799 Demolished 1920
Ramsden Bellhouse TQ 708 960 Post 1678 1624 Blown down 22 November 1873
Ramsey 1807 Burnt down 9 January 1822
Ramsey Ramsey Mill
TM 209 304
Post 1842 Windmill World Ramsey 1920.jpg
Rawreth TQ 774 926 Post 1574 1574
Rayleigh Post 1310 1315
Rayleigh Ruffles Mill
TQ 811 912
Post 1678
1724
1777
1678 Demolished late 1860s
Rayleigh TQ 810 904 Post 1786 1877, demolished 1880s
Rayleigh TQ 810 904 Post 1799 Demolished 1884
Rayleigh Rayleigh Mill
TQ 807 910
Tower 1809 Windmill World Rayleigh Windmill at night.jpg
Rettendon West Mill
TQ 742 973
1678
1724
1678 1730
Rettendon TQ 773 986 Post 1678
1678 Burnt down December 1872
Ridgewell TL 738 402 1777 1777 1777
Rettendon TL 736 405 Post 1805 1805 Demolished c. 1904
Rettendon TL 732 409 Post 1848 Demolished c. 1922
Rivenhall Sach’s Mill
Wither’s Green Mill
Withie’s Farm Mill
TL 795 226
Post 1825 1825 Demolished c. 1897
Rochford Post 1274 1331
Rochford TQ 887 905 Post 1810 Moved to Little Stambridge, 1814
Roxwell 1635 1635, gone by 1639
Roxwell TL 634 084 Post 1768 1895, gone by 1902
Roxwell Pumping mill 1860 1919
Runwell Post 1222 1222

S[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Saffron Walden TL 549 412 1514 1549
Saffron Walden TL 542 377 1777 1758 1777
Saffron Walden Ruse’s Mill
TL 542 377
Smock 1785 Demolished 1955
Saffron Walden Middleditch’s Mill
TL 543 374
Smock 1799 Demolished 1896
Saffron Walden Copthall Mill
TL 545 389
Smock 1828 Demolished c. 1896
Saffron Walden Thaxted Road Mill
TL 548 379
Post 1805
1825
1799 1830
Saffron Walden Sewards End Mill
TL 556 380
Post 1803 Demolished c. 1909
Shenfield Post 1476 1476
Shenfield Alexander’s Mill
TQ 597 934
Post 1777
1805
1893
1777 Demolished or blown down c. 1870
Shenfield TQ 598 935 1678
1724
1777
1678 1777
Shenfield Tasker’s Lane Mill
TQ 601 397
Smock 1893 1810 Demolished c. 1880
Sible Hedingham TL 779 341 Post 1678
1724
1777
1678 1789, gone by 1797
Shilveston TL 690 451 Post 1231 1231
Sible Hedingham Cutmaple Mill
Metson’s Mill
TL 786 324
Post 1775 Demolished 1956
Sible Hedingham TL 783 333 Post 1777 Blown down 1824
Sible Hedingham Eley’s Mill
TL 783 333
Tower 1824 Demolished 1923
South Benfleet TQ 782 859 1678 1678 1678
Southchurch Post 1294 1294
Southminster 1585 1585
Southminster Ratsborough Mill
TQ 953 895
Post 1678
1724
1777
1678 Burnt down November 1781
Southminster West Mill
TQ 955 993
Smock 1805 1783 Burnt down c. 1889
Southminster East Mill
Cripplegate Mill
TM 962 001
Smock 1790 Demolished 1929 Southminster.jpg
Southminster Moor Mill
TM 968 005
Post 1678
1724
1562 1724
South Ockendon TQ 604 819 Post 1295 1362
South Ockendon South Ockendon Mill
TQ 604 831
Smock 1829 Collapsed 2 November 1977
Windmill World
South Ockendon 1900.jpg
South Shoebury 1678 1678
South Weald Weald Mill
TQ 549 956
1662 1761, gone by 1777
South Weald Warley Mill
TQ 587 917
Post 1805 1788 1829
South Weald Bentley Mill
TQ 568 968
Post 1724
1777
1724 Moved to Chadwell Heath (Miss Bentley) c. 1820
South Weald TQ 568 968 Tower 1821 1884
South Weald Brook Street Mill
Rush Mill
TQ 571 925
Post 1805 1778 Demolished 1913
Springfield TL 716 074 Post 1655 1655
Springfield Arbour Lane Mill
TL 716 074
Post 1777 1767 1792, gone by 1799
Springfield Broomfield Mill
TL 717 102
Post 1903 1782 1918
Springfield Pease Hall Mill
TL 733 066
Smoxk 1825 1816 Demolished c. 1932
Stambourne TL 727 381 1724 1724 1729, gone by 1771
Stambourne TL 716 393 1777 1777 1777
Stambourne TL 727 388 1805 1800 1815
Stambourne TL 714 391 Post 1840 1836 Blown down 3 December 1909
Stanford Rivers Littlebury Mill
TL 547 014
Post 1844 1781 1854
Stanford Rivers TL 527 984 1761
1777
1724 1703 Demolished 1797
Stanford Rivers Shonks Mill
TL 527 984
Post 1797 1862
Stanford Rivers Toothill Mill
TL 515 026
Post 1825 c. 1815 Demolished 1935
Stansted Mountfitchet Quendon Road Mill (north)
TL 513 260
Post 1724 1724 1866, gone by 1875
Stansted Mountfitchet Quendon Road Mill (south) Post 1788 1798, gone by 1808
Stansted Mountfitched Stansted Mountfitchet Mill
TL 510 248
Tower 1787 Windmill World Stansted Mountfitchet mill.jpg
Stansted Mountfitchet Wisbey’s Mill
TL 531 259
Smock 1840 1820 1887
Stapleford Abbots TQ 501 956 Post 1566 1655
Stapleford Abbots Passingford Mill
TQ 500 976
1777 1743 1777
Stapleford Abbots Passingford Mill
TQ 502 978
Post 1844 1779 Demolished c. 1857
Stapleford Tawney Boyland’s Oak Mill
TQ 512 944
Post 1846 Demolished 1923
Stebbing Playle’s Mill
TL 654 253
1756 1757, demolished by 1770
Stebbing Barrack Lane Mill
TL 658 258
Post 1777 1754 Blown down 1821
Stebbing Barrack Lane Mill
TL 658 258
Post 1825 1824 1840
Stebbing New Mill
Chopping’s Mill
TL 655 257
Smock 1832 Demolished c. 1900
Stebbing Bran End Mill
TL 649 251
Smock 1842 Blown down March 1895
Stebbing Custance’s Mill
TL 661 241
Post 1833 1896, gone by 1902
Steeple Bumpstead Post 1392 1392
Steeple Bumpstead Old Hall Mill
TL 681 401
Post 1724
1777
1805
1724 1896, gone by 1905
Steeple Bumpstead Suckling’s Mill
TL 682 412
Post 1836 1882, gone by 1886
Steeple Bumpstead Coe’s Mill
TL 677 417
1825 1825 Demolished c. 1893
Stifford 1678 1678 1686
Stisted 1770 Burnt down August 1770
Stisted Post 1778 1781
Stock Post 1476 1476
Stock Threadgold’s Mill
TQ 693 991
Post 1779 Moved within Stock, 1845
Stock Stock Mill
TQ 691 969
1733 1587 Demolished c. 1890
Stock Post 1600 1784
Stock Stock Mill
TQ 698 987
Tower 1816 Windmill World Stock mill.jpg
Stock Post 1845 Demolished c. 1890
St Osyth Flag Mill
TM 116 178
Post 1760 1855, gone by 1858
St Osyth TM 128 152 1777 1777 1777
Stow Maries TL 835 994 Post 1489 1682

T[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Takeley Mid-13th century Mid-13th century
Takeley TL 557 223 1601 1601
Takeley TL 552 213 1777
1805
1825
1777 1825
Takeley Piper’s Mill
TL 540 213
Post 1905 1826 Demolished c. 1904
Takeley Old Mill
Clarke’s Mill
TL 557 233
Post 1776 Demolished c. 1899
Tendring South Mill
TM 152 235
Smock 1777
1825
1777 1844
Tendring TM 150 239 Tower 1825 1824 Demolished c. 1921
Terling TL 768 144 1698 1698
Terling Terling Mill
TL 764 150
Smock 1830 Windmill World Terling Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 1318919.jpg
Thaxted Hornham Mill
TL 596 296
Post 1456 1456
Thaxted Old Mill
Camps’s Mill
TL 615 306
Post 1675
1724
1569 1830
Thaxted TL 613 309 Post 1790 1823
Thaxted Newbiggin Mill
Boyton End Mill
Fox and Hounds Mill
TL 611 317
Post 1675
1724
1623 1880, gone by 1893
Thaxted Cutlers Green Mill
TL 592 311
Post 1815 Blown down January 1870
Thaxted Sibleys Green Mill
TL 617 283
Post 1806 Demolished April 1877
Thaxted John Webb's Mill
Lowe's Mill

TL 609 308
Tower 1804 Windmill World Thaxtead windmill.jpg
Theydon Garnon Theydon Garnon Mill
TL 466 027
1664 1785
Theydon Mount Post 1274 1274
Thorpe-le-Soken Far Thorpe Green Mill
TM 164 226
Post 1724
1777
1700 1805
Thorpe le Soken Little Mill
TM 178 223
Post 1678
1724
1777
1825
1678 Demolished 1906
Windmill World
Thorpe le Soken TM 179 223 Post 1825 1825 1787
Thorpe le Soken Great Mill
TM 162 232
1724 1724 1758
Thorrington TM 083 193 Post 1740 Blown down 16 December 1869
Tilty TL 589 266 Post 1724 1588 1730
Tollesbury Sampson’s Mill
Golding’s Mill
Guyne’s Mill
Guisnes Mill
Bourchier’s Lodge Mill
TL 942 116
Post 1724
1777
1724 1866
Tolleshunt Oxley Green Mill
Posford’s Mill
TL 911 143
Post 1802 Demolished c. 1920
Tolleshunt Virley Mill
Smith’s Mill
TL 948 138
Post 1793 Demolished c. 1900
Tolleshunt TL 978 130 Smock 1870 Collapsed 1914
Tolleshunt d'Arcy Post 1282 1282
Tolleshunt d'Arcy TL 889 140 1678
1724
1678 1724
Tolleshunt Knights TL 893 166 Post 1764 Demolished 1775
Tolleshunt Knights TL 893 166 Post 1777
1825
1775 1864, gone by 1874
Tolleshunt Knights Messing Maypole Mill
Tiptree Mill

TL 894 167
Tower 1777
1825
1775 Windmill World Messing Maypole mill.jpg
Tolleshunt Major TL 902 114 Smock 1739 Demolished 1924
Toppesfield Post 1252 1252
Toppesfield Toppesfield Mill
TL 737 368
Post 1677 Demolished 1888
Toppesfield Haxell’s Mill
Hardy’s Mill
TL 374 332
Smock 1841 Burnt down July 1882
Toppesfield Gainsford End Mill
TM 726 351
Post 1805 1800 Demolished 1869
Toppesfield Gainsford End Mill
TM 726 351
Tower 1869 Windmill World

U, W[edit]

Location Name of mill
and grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ugley Post 1327 1327
Wakes Colne TL 892 299 Post 1777
1825
1765 Burnt down May 1856
Waltham Holy Cross Sewardstone Mill 1700 1700 1700
Waltham Holy Cross Honey Lane Mill
TQ 394 003
Post 1844 1826 Collapsed 25 August 1911 Waltham Abbey.jpg
Walton on the Naze Savage’s Mill
TM 235 219
1747 1808, demolished by 1820
Walton on the Naze Archer’s Mill
TM 252 223
Post 1846 Demolished 1921
Windmill World
Walton on Naze 1909.jpg
Weeley TM 153 205 Post 1844 Demolished c. 1922
Wenden Lofts Lofts Mill
TL461 380
Post 1678
1724
1777
1825
1678 Demolished c. 1920
Wendens Ambo TL 510 364 Smock 1805
1825
1787 1889, later burnt down.
West Bergholt Springett’s Mill
TL 963 279
1843 1871
West Horndon Post 1466 1466
West Horndon High Mill
TQ 605 918
Post 1678
1724
1580 1731, gone by 1736
West Mersea Smith’s Mill
TM 014 133
Post 1833 Demolished 1919
West Thurrock Post 1266 1266
West Thurrock Beacon Hill Mill
TQ 550 786
1575 1620
West Thurrock Purfleet mill
TQ 595 787
1561 1611
West Thurrock TQ 598 775 Smock 1799 Demolished c. 1861
West Thurrock Torrells Hall Mill Post 1267 1653
West Tilbury TQ 659 787 Post 1584 1584
West Tilbury TQ 659 787 Smock 1777 1761 Demolished 1905
Windmill World
Wethersfield South Mill
TL 713 306
Post 1678
1825
1678 1825
Wethersfield East Mill
Brand’s Mill
TL 738 311
Smock 1777 1774 Demolished c. 1918
Wethersfield North West Mill
Livermore’s Mill
TL 706 313
Post 1806 1814
Wethersfield Joyce’s Mill
TL 708 312
Post c. 1807 Burnt down 10 April 1911
White Roding Post 1289 c. 1349
White Roding TL 563 131 Post 1609 Blown down 1 January 1877
White Roding White Roding Mill
TL 563 131
Tower 1877 Windmill World Old Mill, White Roding - geograph.org.uk - 1206556.jpg
Wicken Bonhunt Post 1314 1361
Wicken Bonhunt TL 501 335 Smock 1765 Demolished c. 1921
Wicken St Paul Ruffle’s Mill
TL 824 373
Post 1724
1777
1725 Demolished 1914
Wicken Bohunt Oak Farm Mill
1859 1878
Wickford TQ 744 915 Post 1247 1300
Wickham St Paul Post 1222 1222
Widdington TL 532 332 1423 1633
Widdington TL 532 332 Post 1724 1660 Demolished c. 1910
Willingale Doe Tye Green Mill
Munson’s Mill
TL 589 353
Smock 1777
1825
1757 Demolished 1912
Willingale Doe Lower Green Mill
Mynott’s Mill
TL 607 352
Smock 1828 1841, moved to new site by 1856
Willingale Doe Lower Green Mill
Mynott’s Mill
TL 605 350
Smock 1856 Demolished c. 1912
Wimbish Post 1252 1252
Wimbish Tye Green Mill 1777
1757 Demolished c. 1817
Wimbish Tye Green Mill Smock 1825 1819 Demolished 1912
Windmill World
Wimbish Lower Green Mill
Mynott's Mill
Smock 1828 Demolished c. 1912
Windmill World
Witham TL 818 139 Smock 1825 1819 Demolished 1847
Wivenhoe TM 043 223 Post 1825 1816 Burnt down 17 November 1882
Wivenhoe TM 0430 2385
Wix Approximately TM 180 280 1724 1569 1724
Wix Southgate’s Mill
Kindred’s Mill
TM 166 283
Post 1808 1896
Woodham Ferrers Bicknacre Mill
TL 785 022
Post 1724 1684 Blown down November 1800
Woodham Ferrers Bicknacre Mill
TL 785 022
Post 1801 1898, gone by 1904
Woodham Mortimer Old Mill
TL 832 044
Smock 1777 1759 1791, gone by 1799
Woodham Mortimer Great Mill
TL 832 044
Smock 1777 1768 1895, gone by 1900
Woodham Walter TL 813 077 1856 1878
Writtle Cooksmill Green Mill Post 1274 1274
Writtle Warren’s Mill
TL 639 053
Post 1678
1724
1678 Burnt down c. 1890
Writtle Southgate’s Mill
TL 687 063
Post 1678 1516 Blown down 24 June 1897

Locations formerly within Essex[edit]

Maps[edit]

  • 1676 Seller (map of Hertfordshire)
  • 1678 John Ogilby & William Morgan
  • 1696 John Oliver
  • 1700 Robert Morden & John Pask
  • 1724 John Warburton, Joseph Bland & Payler Smith
  • 1746 John Rocque
  • 1749 Emanuel Bowen
  • 1761 Thomas Kitchin
  • 1757 Sparrow
  • 1761 Kitchin
  • 1776 John Andrews & Andrew Dury
  • 1777 John Chapman & Peter André
  • 1781 Carington Bowles
  • 1799 J Woodward
  • 1804 William Faden
  • 1805 Ordnance Survey
  • 1818 Christopher and John Greenwood (map of Middlesex)
  • 1824 Christopher and John Greenwood
  • 1840 Ordnance Survey
  • 1844 Ordnance Survey
  • 1893 Ordnance Survey
  • 1903 Ordnance Survey

Notes[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, the source for all entries is the five volume Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights.[8][9][10][11][12]

All mills are listed against the parish in which they were when built, which may not always be the parish with which they are most often associated. This affects-

  • Sach’s Mill, Cressing – listed under Rivenhall
  • Billericay – listed under Great Burstead
  • Oxley Green Mill, Tolleshunt d'Arcy – listed under Tolleshunt
  • Virley Mill – listed under Tolleshunt
  • Messing Maypole Mill, Tiptree under Tolleshunt Knights

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Cyril (1999). Hertfordshire Windmills and Windmillers. Sawbridgeworth: Windsup Publishing. pp. p48–49. ISBN 0-9533861-0-4. 
  2. ^ Farries states it was moved to Great Baddow by 1762 but this conflicts with available evidence showing Great Baddow mill had been built in 1755.
  3. ^ "Assington Mill Farm". Assington mill. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  5. ^ Site in Linton, Cambridgeshire since 1965
  6. ^ a b Bonwick, Luke (1999). Cromer Windmill, History & Guide. Hertford: Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust. pp. p8. 
  7. ^ Little Chishill was transferred to Cambridgeshire in 1895.
  8. ^ Farries, Kenneth (1981). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume One – An Historical Review. London & Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98641-0. 
  9. ^ Farries, Kenneth (1982). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume Two – A Technical Review. London & Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98637-2. 
  10. ^ Farries, Kenneth (1984). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume Three - A Review by Parishes, A-E. Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98642-9. 
  11. ^ Farries, Kenneth (1985). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume Four - A Review by Parishes, F-R. Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98647-X. 
  12. ^ Farries, Kenneth (1988). Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights - Volume Five - A Review by Parishes, S-Z. Edinburgh: Charles Skilton. ISBN 0-284-98821-9.