List of windmills in Somerset

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This is a list of windmills in the English county of Somerset.

Locations[edit]

A - B[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ashcott ST 442 377 1736
1760
1736 1760, gone by 1784
Bawdrip Approximately
ST 347 397
1660
1675
1660 1675
Bedminster ST 592 714 1769 1769 1769
Bedminster ST 583 701 1769 1769 1769
Berrow 1330s 1330s
Berrow ST 294 523 Tower 1782 1773 Demolished 1890s
Bickenhall Approximately
ST 282 180
Bleadon Bleadon Level Early 17th century Early 17th century
Brent Knoll Approximately
ST 335 516
1675 1330s 1675
Brent Knoll Shackleton's Mill
ST 332 509
Tower 1861 Demolished early 1900s
Bridgwater Stowey Farm[1] Titt iron wind engine 1893[1]
Bridgwater Without ST 318 384 Sunk post 15th century 15th century
Brockley ST 473 661 Tower 1769
1782
1529 1782, gone by 1829
Burnham on Sea ST 309 484 Post 1675 1675 1786
Burnham on Sea Allen's Mill
Sandway Mill
ST 309 484
Tower 1840s Demolished June 1869
Burnham on Sea Burnham Brewery[1] Titt iron wind engine 1894[1]
Burnham Without Blew Mill
Burnham Mill
Edithmead Mill
ST 337 490
Post 1675
1760
1675 1885
Burnham Without Highbridge Mill
ST 322 485
Sunk post 1675 1675 1675
Burnham Without Approximately
ST 343 472
Post 1803 1867
Burnham Without Watchfield Mill
ST 348 470
tower 1817 1817 Windmill World
Butcombe ST 517 628 Sunk post 13th century 13th century
Butleigh Approximately
ST 513 324
1675
1817
1675 1817

C - E[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Catcott Catgut Mill
approximately
ST 388 383
1675 1675 1675
Chapel Allerton ST 414 504 1317 1736
Chapel Allerton Ashton Mill
ST 414 504
Tower 1774 Windmill World Chapel Allerton - Ashton Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 83605.jpg
Charlton Horethorne Approximately
ST 674 239
Demolished c. 1784
Charlton Mackrell (two mills)
ST 516 292
1467 1467
Charlton Mackrell Baskett's Mill
ST 516 292
Tower 1592 1757, gone by 1810
Chedzoy ST 345 371 1817
1822
Sunk post 1685 Blown down 7 December 1827
Churchill, Somerset Approximately
ST 445 601
1652 1652
Compton Dundon Approximately
ST 495 339
1675 c. 1660 1675
Cossington Approximately
ST 356 400
1675 1675 1675
Croscombe Titt iron wind engine 1899[1]
Curry Rivel Willtown Mill
ST 388 246
Tower 1822 1822 Demolished c. 1930
Curry Rivel Week Mill
Wick Mill
ST 403 265
Sunk post 1760 1760 1775, gone by 1820
Ditcheat Blindmill
approximately
ST 627 341
Durston ST 294 280 Sunk post
Durston ST 297 278 Sunk post Gone by 1817
East Brent ST 356 518 Post 1675
1760
1822
1675 c. 1880
East Brent Edingworth
ST 357 530
Post

G - H[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Glastonbury Approximately
ST 519 390
1244 1309
Glastonbury Windmill Hill Mill
approximately
ST 505 395
Late 15th or early 16th century Late 15th or early 16th century
Glastonbury Wearyall Hill Mill
approximately
ST 495 384
1660
1675
1640 c. 1775
Glastonbury Common Moor Mill 1722 1722
Glastonbury The Elms[1] Titt iron wind engine 1892[1]
Greinton Approximately
ST 417 371
1660
1675
1660 1675, gone by 1742
Hardington Mandeville Approximately
ST 511 114
High Ham Stembridge Mill
ST 433 305
Tower 1822 Windmill World StembridgeTowerMill(PatrickMackie)Aug2006.jpg
High Ham Sedgemoor Hill Mill
approximately
ST 435 307
1660
1760
1660 1779
High Ham Turn Hill Mill
ST 427 298
1660 1660 1660
Hinton Charterhouse Titt iron wind engine 1895[1] Titt windpump, Hinton Charterhouse.jpg
Huish Episcopi Bowden's Mill
approximately,br>ST 415 286
Tower 1874 Demolished c. 1885
Huish Episcopi Pibsbury Mill
ST 433 265
Tower 1823 Collapsed April 1915
Huish Episcopi Wearne Mill
approximately
ST 424 298
1660 1585 1664
Hutton ST 361 589 1309 1309
Hutton ST 361 589 1482 1482
Hutton Hutton Mill
ST 361 589
1809 1809 1864
Hutton Oldmixon Mill
approximately
ST 337 580
1736
1760
1736 1760

K - M[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Kenn Kenn Mill
ST 411 696
1821 Truncated c. 1900
Kingsdon Approximately
ST 512 269
1628 1694
Langport Big Mill
approximately
ST 422 268
1344 Blown down 16 January 1362
Locking Vale Mill
Locking Moor Mill

ST 359 617
tower c. 1813
Long Ashton 1312 1312
Long Sutton Upton Mill
approximately
ST 454 266
1349 1538
Low Ham Approximately
ST 443 285
1660 1660 Derelict in 1779
Lympsham Batch Farm Mill
ST 326 551
Tower 1758 1758
Mark ST 387 378 1700 Blown down 26 November 1703
Mark Mark Causeway Blown down 26 November 1703
Middlezoy Approximately
ST 366 328
1660 1660 1660
Middlezoy Approximately
ST 366 328
Tower 1822 1822 1885
Montacute Approximately
ST 506 170
1560 1560
Moorlinch Knoll Hill Mill
ST 400 372
Post 1660
1675
1760
1660 1760
Moorlinch ST 400 372 Tower Early 19th century 1889

N - P[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
North Cheriton Approximately
ST 686 258
1766 1766
North Curry ST 315 248 c. 1840 c. 1840
Othery 1308[2] 1346, gone by 1403[2]
Othery 1515[2] Demolished c. 1811[2]
Othery Approximately
ST 377 313
1660 1598[2] 1701[2]
Paulton ST 656 567
Pawlett
Pawlett Hams Mill
ST 277 411
Tower Demolished 1880s
Pitney 1605 1691
Portbury Okey Mill
approximately
ST 509 740
1769
1782
1769 1782
Portishead Portishead Mill
ST 458 767
Tower 1832 Windmill World
Puriton Approximately
ST 319 411
Tower 1610
1675
1760
1610 Demolished early 20th century
Puriton Approximately
ST 325 409
1675 1675 1675
Puriton Approximately
ST 325 409
1817 1817 c. 1840

S - U[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
St Cuthbert Out Approximately
ST 577 474
Seavington St Michael c. 1212 c. 1212
Shapwick ST 422 373 1330s 1330s
Shapwick ST 422 373 Post 1660
1760
1782
1660 Blown down 29 November 1836
Shapwick ST 425 374 Tower c. 1836 1860
Somerton 1276 1330
Somerton Mileburgh
approximately
ST 480 275
1334 1484
Somerton South Field 1575 1619
Somerton Applin's Mill
approximately
ST 477 283
1736*
1760
1715 1802
Somerton Crane's Mill
approximately
ST 490 275
1616 1779, gone by 1802
Somerton William Champion's Mill 1651 1651
Somerton South Hill Mill
Cullen's Mill
approximately
ST 471 271
1675 1675 1749
Stawell, Somerset Approximately
ST 368 389
1660
1675
1660 1675
Stawell Cock Hill Mill
Stoll Mill
approximately
ST 376 387
1675 1675 1675
Stawell Sutton Mill
ST 369 365
1685 1685
Stockland Bristol (two mills)
ST 249 439
1317 1317
Stoke St Gregory ST 339 277
Stoke St Gregory ST 354 269 Tower 1704 1787
Street c. 1255 c. 1255
Street Millfield Mill
approximately
ST 492 362
1660
1675
1660 1675
Street Ivythorn Mill
approximately
ST 477 345
1822 1822 1822
Uphill Uphill Mill
ST 317 583
Tower 1782 1782 Truncated 1934
Windmill World

W[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Walton 1342 1342
Walton Walton Mill
ST 462 352
Post 1660
1675
1660 Collapsed c. 1725
Walton Walton Mill
ST 462 352
Tower 1741 Windmill World White circular building with three windows, surrounded by vegetation.
Weare Weare Mill
ST 406 515
1760 1760 Windmill World
Wedmore Maltfield Farm Mill
ST 441 474
Tower 1760
1782
1760 Demolished 1886
Wedmore ST 425 428 Post 1678 Moved to Mark, 1700
Wedmore Burnt Mill
approximately
ST 426 509
Wedmore Heath House Mill
ST 421 469
1737 Burnt down c. 1740
Wedmore Heath House Mill
Westfield Mill
ST 421 469
tower 1775 Demolished 1962
Wedmore Stoughton Mill
ST 419 487
Tower 1817 1817 1875
West Huntspill Approximately
ST 310 453
1675 1675 1675
West Monkton (two mills) 1364 Mid-16th century
West Monkton Burlinch Mill
ST 265 295
Tower 1817
West Monkton Woodball Mill
ST 255 293
West Pennard Approximately
ST 560 382
1362 1362
Westonzoyland 1330s 1330s
Westonzoyland Penzoy Mill
ST 339 350
1822 1822 1822
Westonzoyland Westonfield Mill
approximately
ST 365 346
1833 1833
Williton Great Mill
approximately
ST 102 342
Winford Broadfield Mill
ST 515 649
Tower 1880s Windmill World
Woolavington (two mills) 1222 1222
Woolavington ST 347 408 1736
1760
1783
1822
1630 Demolished 1967
Worle Worle Mill
ST 352 632
Tower 1760
1782
1760 Windmill World Worle observatory.jpg
Worlebury Approximately
ST 326 627
1736
1760
1736 1760

Maps[edit]

  • 1660 Newcourt
  • 1675 John Ogilby
  • 1736 John Kirby
  • 1736* Strachey
  • 1760 Bowen
  • 1769 Donn
  • 1782 Day & Masters
  • 1783 Joseph Hodgkinson
  • 1822 C & J Greenwood
  • 1825 C & J Greenwood
  • 1817 Ordnance Survey
  • 1826 Andrew Bryant
  • 1838 Ordnance Survey

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 indicated, the source for all entries is Coulthard, Alfred J, and Watts, Martin (1978). Windmills of Somerset and the men who worked them. London: The Research Publishing Co. ISBN 0-7050-0060-5. 


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "OTHERY". British History Online. Retrieved 5 June 2009.