List of windmills in Hertfordshire

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List of windmills in Hertfordshire is located in Hertfordshire
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Extant windmills in Hertfordshire.
1 Ardeley, 2 Brent Pelham, 3 Colney Heath, 4 Croxley Green, 5 King's Walden, 6 Tring, 7 Weston

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

Locations[edit]

A[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Albury Approximately
TL 454 247
Post 1676
1766
1370 1766
Albury Approximately
TL 427 232
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1720 1766
Albury Patmore Heath Mill
TL 445 258
Tower 1862 Demolished April 1921
Aldbury Approximately
SP 953 128
Post Site identified in 1972 by cropmark.
Aldbury Approximately
SP 949 113
Post 1364 1364
Aldenham Hilfield
Approximately
TQ 152 962
1803 1803
Aldenham Munden House
approximately
TL 137 003
1804 1804
Anstey 1314 1508
Anstey Lincoln Hill Mill
TL 398 322
Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1675 Demolished 1920
Anstey Snow End Mill 1862 1889
Ashwell 1336 1336
Ashwell Fordham's Mill
approximately
TL 269 393
Post 1800
1822
1800 1877
Ashwell Kitchener's Mill
TL 264 390
Smock 1822 1822 1877
Ashwell Slip End Mill
Approximately
TL 287 373
Post 1800
1822
1800 1833
Aspenden Approximately
TL 366 284
Post 1583 1623
Aspenden Approximately
TL 366 284
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Aston Approximately
TL 267 223
Post 1307 1314
Aston Broadwater
Approximaterly
TL 267 223
Post 1676
1720
1728
1749
1766
1676 1766
Aston Broadwater
TL 275 231
Smock c. 1828 Demolished June 1878

B[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Baldock Approximately
TL 240 344
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1676 1766
Barkway Cokenach Post 1271 1271
Barkway Rokey Mill
TL 382 362
Post 1676
1700
1720
1766
1595 1766
Barkway Rokey Mill
TL 382 362
Smock 1822
1898
1818 1898
Barkway Newsells Mill
TL 383 364
Post 1699 Demolished 1792
Barkway Newsells Mill
TL 384 364
Smock 1800
1822
1792 Demolished 1873
Barley 1577 1577
Bennington Post 1342 1342
Bennington Benington Mill
TL 295 222
Post 1676
1695,br>1700
1720
1728
1676 1728
Berkhamsted 1300 1300
Berkhamsted Approximately
TL 000 079
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Berkhamsted Approximately
TL 014 089
Post 1720
1728
1720 1728
Berkhamsted Approximately
TL 014 089
Post 1749 1743 1749
Bishop's Stortford Hockerill Mill
Approximately
TL 497 212
Post 1766
1822
1766 Demolished c. 1823, Windshaft to Bardfield Saling, Essex
Bishop's Stortford Hockerill Mill
Approximately
TL 497 212
Tower c. 1823 1914, gone by 1918. Hockerill Windmill.jpg
Bishop's Stortford Barrell's Down Mill
Linsell Mill
TL 485 223
Post 1800
1822
1800 1896, gone by 1906
Braughing Approximately
TL 391 251
Tower 1800 1787 Demolished c. 1811
Brent Pelham Brent Pelham Mill
TL 433 313
Smock 1826[1] Windmill World
Buntingford 1577 1589
Buntingford Layston
TL 370 294
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 Burnt down 1 September 1889
Buntingford TL 368 287 1822 1822 1905
Bushey Bushey Heath Mill
TQ 151 943
Smock 1826 Demolished c. 1910

C[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Chesfield Post 1318 1372
Chesfield Chesfield Park Titt iron wind engine 1896
Cheshunt TL 317 036 Post 1843 Demolished c. 1860
Cheshunt Goff's Oak Mill
TL 317 036
Tower c. 1860 Demolished 1953
Cheshunt Turner's Hill Mill
TL 363 023
1822 1822 1861
Chipperfield TL 037 014 Post 1594 1594
Chipperfield TL 037 014 Smock 1822 1822 1881, gone by 1896
Chipping Approximately
TL 350 319
Post 1720
1728
1720 1728
Clothall Approximately
TL 264 326
Post 1370 1370
Codicote Codicote Heath
Approximately
TL 206 185
Smock 1841 1855, gone by 1881
Colney Heath Colney Heath Mill
TL 205 055
Tower 1854 Windmill World
Cottered Post 1581 1581
Cromer 1192 1576
Cromer Cromer Mill
TL 304 286
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 Windmill World Cromer Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 109693.jpg
Croxley Green Croxley Green Mill
TQ 067 953
Tower c. 1860 Windmill World

E - G[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Essendon Pope's Mill
TL 258 077
1766 c. 1750 1766
Flamstead Approximately
TL 074 145
Post 1676 1309 1676
Flamstead Approximately
TL 081 155
1800
1822
1800 1841
Furneaux Pelham Approximately
TL 442 284
Post 1676
1700
1749
1766
1800
1822
1587 1822
Furneaux Pelham Approximately
TL 441 278
Smock 1822 c. 1820 Demolished c. 1880
Graveley Jack's Hill Mill
TL 238 298
Smock 1826 Burnt down c. 1884
Great Amwell Amwell End Mill
Peatfield Mill
Approximately
TL 355 135
1822 1820 1878, gone by 1881
Great Hormead TL 398 303 Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
c. 1576 1928
Windmill World
Great Hormead TL 398 303 Smock 1861 1928
Windmill World
Great Munden 1290 1290
Great Munden Munden Mill
TL 364 222
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1611 1881, gone by 1898
Great Munden Approximately
TL 345 250
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Great Offley Offley Mill
TL 133 269
Post 1676 1644 1684
Great Offley Offley Mill
TL 133 269
Tower 1851 Demolished 1926
Windmill World

H[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Harpenden Rothamstead
TL 127 124
Post 1654 Demolished 1715
Hemel Hempstead Approximately
TL 064 074
Post 19th century Late 19th century
Hemel Hempstead Approximately
TL 052 106
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Hertford Wallfield
TL 324 120
Post 1720
1728
1715 Moved to Moreton, Essex, 1740
Hitchin TL 176 281 Post c. 1657 Demolished 1676
Hitchin TL 176 281 Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1676 Burnt down 1838
Hitchin Charlton Mill
TL 176 281
Tower c. 1838 1894
Windmill World
Hitchin Approximately
TL 186 283
Post 1676
1720
1676 1727, gone by 1750
Hitchin Rawlins Mill
TL 189 291
Post 1749
1766
1800
1822
1725 Burnt down 7 November 1875
Hitchin Walsworth Mill
TL 195 297
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 1844
Hitchin Lucas' Mill
TL 173 293
Post 1822 1820 1846, gone by 1851
Hitchin Gosmore Mill
TL 190 275
Post c. 1829 Demolished c. 1867

K - M[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Kelshall Post 1251 1251
Kelshall Post 1599 1679
King's Walden Breachwood Green Mill
TL 146 232
Tower c. 1859 Windmill World Breachwood Green Windmill.jpg
Lilley Post 1638 1674
Little Gaddesden Approximately
SP 999 135
Post 1284 1305
Little Hormead Approximately
TL 398 290
c. 1876 c. 1876
Little Hadham TL 434 213 Post 1251 1270
Little Hadham Little Hadham Mill
TL 438 229
Smock 1800
1822
1786 Burnt down 31 July 1981
Windmill World
Little Wymondley Approximately
TL 215 820
Sunk Post Early 13th century 1366
Little Wymondley Approximately
TL 215 820
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Much Hadham TL 433 195 Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1800
1822
1676 Demolished 1892
Markyate TL 069 167 post mill 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 1851
Meesden 1262 14th century
Meesden TL 432 324 Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1583 1827
Much Hadham TL 422 183 Tower 1892 Demolition began 1925

N - R[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Northaw TL 270 034 Post 1676
1695
1720
1728
1749
1800
1676 1808
Pirton Post 1592 1700
Redbourn Dagnall's Mill
TL 117 099
Post 1708 1738
Reed 1341 1341
Reed Reed Common Mill
TL 356 366
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1661 1728
Reed Reed Common Mill
TL 356 366
Post 1766
1800
1766 1808
Reed Mile End Farm Mill
TL 359 386
Tower 1822 1822
Windmill World
Truncated c. 1900
Ridge Approximately
TL 205 025
Post 1675
1720
1728
1675 Burnt down c. 1743
Ridge Approximately
TL 205 025
Post 1749 1749 1785
Royston Apprioximately
TL 358 402
Post 1720
1728
1766
1720 1766
Royston Approximately
TL 359 415
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Rushden Approximately
TL 302 319
Post 1676
1695
1700
1619 1700

S[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Sacombe Approximately
TL 328 182
Post 1766 1766 1766
Sandon TL 329 345 Sunk Post 1222 1320
Sandon Roe Green Mill
Approximately
TL 320 338
Post 1676
1720
1766
1676 1785
Sandon Green End Mill
TL 325 334
Post 1800
1822
1800 Burnt down 1 August 1877
Sandridge Approximately
TL 183 103
Post 1628 1686
Sawbridgeworth High Wych Mill
TL 466 143
Post 1800
1822
1799 Moved to Little Dunmow, Essex, 1875
Shephall Post Standing before 1541
South Mimms 1220[2] 1349[2]
South Mimms 1289[2] 1310[2]
South Mimms 1628[2] 1668[2]
St Albans Bernard Heath Mill
Approximately
TL 153 083
Post 1676 1675 c. 1687
St Albans Bernard heath Mill
Approximately
TL 153 083
Post 1720
1728
1749
1687 1749, gone by 1753
St Albans Cunningham Hill Mill
Approximately
TL 163 067
Post 1675
1676
1675 1676
St Albans Approximately
TL 143 083
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
St Albans Approximately
TL 150 050
Post 1720
1749
1702 1749
Standon TL 396 221 Smock 1823 Demolished 1931[3]
Stanstead Abbotts Approximately
TL 386 118
Smock 1891 1895
Stevenage Approximately
TL 242 258
Post 1274 1274
Stevenage Approximately
TL 242 258
Post 1688 Gone by 1699
Stevenage Approximately
TL 242 258
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1699 1762, gone by 1765
Stevenage Corey's Mill
TL 229 266
Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1766
1800
1822
1593 Burnt down 1878
Stevenage South End Mill
TL 233 247
Smock 1849 Burnt down c. 1895

T[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Therfield 1323 1323
Therfield TL 340 176 Post 1720
1766
1800
1822
1720 1822
Therfield TL 340 176 Smock 1871 Burnt down 19 January 1881
Thundridge Wadesmill
TL 360 170
Post 1800
1822
1793 1865, gone by 1878
Tring New Mill
Approximately
SP 924 125
Post 1766 1766 1797
Tring Gamnel Wharf Mill
SP 925 131
Tower 1822 1822 Demolished 1911
Tring Goldfield Mill
Grover's Mill

SP 915 117
Tower c. 1839 Windmill World

W[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Walkern 1360 1360
Walkern Approximately
TL 285 250
Post 1676
1695
1766
1800
1676 1800
Walkern Bassus Green Mill
Pryer's Mill
Prior's Mill
Approximately
TL 299 257
1676
1700
1720
1766
1800
1822
1676 1839
Wallington Approximately
TL 283 343
Post 1676
1695
1700
1660 1700
Ware 1570 1570
Welwyn Approximately
TL 233 172
Post 1676 1676 1676
Weston 1275 1275
Weston Approximately
TL 266 296
Post 1676
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1676 1861
Weston TL 253 306 1720
1749
1720 1766
Weston Lannock Mill
TL 253 306
Tower 1860 Windmill World
Whitwell Approximately
TL 188 207
Post 1766 1766 1766
Wormley 1338 1391

Locations formerly within Hertfordshire[edit]

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.

Sources[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, the source for all entries is Moore, Cyril (1999). Hertfordshire Windmills and Windmillers. Sawbridgeworth: Windsup Publishing. ISBN 0 9533861 0 4. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE OLD WINDMILL, THE KENNELS, BRENT PELHAM, EAST HERTFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Blythman, Guy (1996). Watermills & Windmills of Middlesex. Baron Birch. ISBN 0 86023 538 6. 
  3. ^ Smith, Arthur C (1974). Windmills in Hertfordshire. Stevenage: Stevenage Museum. pp. p4.