List of windmills in South Africa

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A list of windmills in South Africa.

List of windmills in South Africa is located in South Africa
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Extant windmills in South Africa.
1 location of Cape Town - see individual map. 2 De Molen, Edenvale.
List of windmills in South Africa is located in Cape Town
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Windmills in Cape Town.
1 Nieuwe Molen. 2 Onze Molen. 3 Mostert's Mill. 4 Oude Molen

Locations[edit]

Cape Town[edit]

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Camp Ground, Cape Town Clapperton's Mill Tower 1773 1903
Cape Town Valkenburg Mill Tower 1803 1827
Durbanville, Cape Town Onze Molen
33°49′56″S 18°38′20″E / 33.83222°S 18.63889°E / -33.83222; 18.63889
Tower c. 1801 Windmill World Onze Molen Tower Mill, Durbanville. Frontal View.jpg
Durbanville Smock 1895
Maitland Nieuwe Molen
33°55′57″S 18°28′55″E / 33.93250°S 18.48194°E / -33.93250; 18.48194
Tower 1782 Windmill World De Nieuwe Molen front.JPG
Mowbray, Cape Town Mostert's Mill
33°57′08″S 18°27′58″E / 33.95222°S 18.46611°E / -33.95222; 18.46611
Tower c. 1796 Windmill World MostertsMill.jpg
Pinelands, Cape Town Oude Molen
33°56′24″S 18°29′23″E / 33.94000°S 18.48972°E / -33.94000; 18.48972
1717 Windmill World
Broekman, Salt River, Cape Town Tower Mill 1844 1863
Salt River The Hope Mill Tower Mill 1844 1863
Woodstock Pyott's Mill Tower

Other locations[edit]

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Alexandria Whitney Mill Smock 1856 Standing in 1942, demolished by 1974
Bathurst Bathurst Mill 1830
Bathurst (2nd mill) 1830 1855
Bathurst (3rd mill) 1840 1855
Bathurst (4th mill) 1855 1855
Bonnie Doon, Somerset West Bonnie Doon Windpump tower 1974
Bredasdorp Smock 1849 1908, demolished by 1912
Clumber 1860 1870
Clumber (2nd mill) 1860 1870
Cradock Frederick Korsten's Mill tower 1812 1860
Edenvale De Molen
26°08′48″S 28°09′17″E / 26.14667°S 28.15472°E / -26.14667; 28.15472
Smock ¾ scale replica of Zeldenrust, Westerwijtwerd, Groningen, Netherlands. Windmill World
Grahamstown Heath's Mill Post mill 1817 1843
Grahamstown Richardson's Mill 1830 1876
Grahamstown (3rd mill) 1850 1855
Grahamstown (4th mill) 1850 1855
Grahamstown (5th mill) 1855 1855
Kaffir Drift 1830 1835
Malmesbury Dassenburg Mill tower 1843
Missionary Station Ebenezer, Olifants River Hollow post 1845 1845
Onderneming (Liesbeek Valley) Onderneming Mill Tower 1849 1853
Port Frances 1830 1835
Salem 1845 1855
Saldanha Hollow post 1848 1848
Sidbury 1845 1855
Southwell 1860 1870
Southwell (2nd mill) 1860 1870
Trappes Valley 1835 1835
Windmill, Agter Paarl Tower Late 19th century
Winterberg 1840 1845
Winterberg (2nd mill) 1845 1845

Notes[edit]

Known building dates are in bold text. Non-bold text denotes first known date. Dates in "Notes" column is last known date the mill was in existence unless otherwise stated. One of the Salt River windmills was standing in 1844, and one of them was standing c. 1896.

References[edit]

The reference for all entries is Walton, James (1974). Water-mills windmills and horse mills of South Africa. Cape Town and Johannesburg: C Struik. ISBN 0-86977-040-3.  unless otherwise stated.

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