List of windmills in Warwickshire

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

Locations[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Allesley 1325[1] 1325[1]
Ardens Grafton 1796 1571[2] 1796
Atherstone 1753[3][4] 1573[4]
Attleborough Quarry Farm Mill
SP 378 901
Tower Early 19th century 1944
Austrey 1252[5] 1252[5]
Austrey SK 300 062 Post 1824 Demolished c. 1905
Austrey SK 302 072 Tower 18th century Demolished c. 1915
Avon Dassett 1284[6] 1284[6]
Avon Dassett SP 412 502 Post 1725[7] Demolished 1924
Baxterley Common Mill
SP 280 968
Post 1793 Demolished c. 1969
Berkswell Balsall Common Mill
SP 249 759
Tower 1826 Windmill World Balsall Common Mill, Berkswell.jpg
Berkswell Bradnock's Marsh Mill
SP 216 798
Tower Early 19th century Truncated c. 1900
Binley 1291[8] 1291[8]
Birdingbury SP 432 678 Post 1675 Demolished late 19th century
Birmingham SP 067 862 Demolished c. 1745[9]
Birmingham Holloway Head Mill
Chapman's Mill[10]
SP 067 862
Tower 1745[9] Demolished 1873[9] or 1878
Birmingham Deritend Heath, Cooper's mill[9] Smock[9] 1731 1731[10] 1836[9]
Birmingham Birmingham Heath Smock[9] 1722
1800
1722 Demolished 1849[9]
Birmingham Speedwell Mill[10] 1810[10] 1810[10]
Birmingham Baskerville's Mill[10] Tower[9] Mid-18th century[10] post 1745[9] 1789[9]
Birmingham Soho Mill,[9] Handsworth Gone by 1749[9]
Birmingham Hutton's Mill, Handsworth[10] 1759[9] Demolished late 19th century[9]
Birmingham Hamstead Mill, Handsworth[9] gone by 1682[9]
Birmingham Greet Mill
Red Hill Mill[9]
Yardley Mill,[9]
Greet[10]
Post[9] 1725 1668[9] 1800[9]
Birmingham Lea Hall Mill
Bach Mill,[9] Yardley[10]
Post[9] 1800* 1800[9] 1800[9]
Birmingham North of Over Mill (watermill),[10] Erdington 1833[10] 1833[10]
Birmingham North west of Dwarfeholes Mill (watermill),[10] Erdington 1833[10] 1833[10]
Birmingham Wake Green Mill,[10] Moseley Post[9] 1664[9] 1819, gone by 1834[9]
Birmingham Saltley Mill,[10] Saltley Post[9] 1722
1725
1731
1755
1722 1755, gone by 1760[9]
Birmingham Edgbaston Mill,[10] Edgbaston 1822 1810[9] 1822, gone by 1834[9]
Birmingham Bristnall's End Mill[9] gone by 1794[9]
Birmingham Holdford Mill[9] 1834 1834 1843[9]
Birmingham Bleak Hills Mill,[9] Aston 1814[9] 1834[9]
Birmingham Slade Mill,[9] Aston gone by 18th century
Bishop's Itchington 1279[11] 1602[11]
Bishop's Tachbrook 1557[12] 1557[12]
Bretford 1279[13] 1360[13]
Bulkington Weston Mill[11] 1277[11] 1710[11]
Bulkington Marston Jabet Mill[11] 1590[11] 1590[11]
Burton Dassett Le Stonmilne[14] 1367 1367
Burton Dassett Beacon Mill
SP 304 521
Tower Late 15th century Windmill World Burton Hills.jpg
Burton Dassett Northend Mill
SP 394 521
Post 1664 Blown down 26 July 1946 Burton Dassett Beacon and Mill.jpg
Caldecote 1794[15] 1794[15]
Chapel Ascote 1294[16] 1341[16]
Chapel Ascote 1547[16] 1547[16]
Chesterton Chesterton Mill
SP 349 593
Tower 1632 Windmill World Chesterton Windmill.jpg
Chilvers Coton 1556[17] 1556[17]
Church Lawford 1535[18] 1535[18]
Claverdon Post 1803 Moved to Shrewley 1832
Coleshill Cole End Mill
SP 198 891
Tower 1783 Demolished early 20th century
Corley Corley Moor Mill
SP 283 850
Post c. 1800 Demolished 1890s
Coventry Foleshill Mill[19] 1682[19] 1822[19]
Coventry Sowe Mill[19] 1291[19] Late 14th century[19]
Coventry Radford Road[19] 1411[19] 1411[19]
Coventry Spon Street[19] 1411[19] 1749[19]
Coventry Outside the New Gate[19] 1583[19] 1583[19]
Coventry Whitley Common[19] 1722[19] 1725[19]
Coventry Whitley Common (2nd mill)[19] 1725[19] 1725[19]
Coventry Stivichall[19] 1725[19] 1725[19]
Coventry Hearshall Common[19] 1716[19] 1725[19]
Coventry Whitley Common[19] 1740[19] 1740[19]
Coventry Wasting's Mill[19] 1807[19] 1807[19]
Cubbington 1355[20] 1355[20]
Cubbington Post[21] 1860[21] Demolished 1870[21]
Dorridge Bentley Heath Mill
SP 166 758
Tower c. 1830 1925
Dunchurch West Heath Mill 1547[22] 1547[22]
Exhall Hall Green Mill
SP 351 855
Tower 18th century[23] Truncated c. 1923, demolished late 1960s
Fenny Compton 1655[24] 1655[24]
Fenny Compton Mill Hill Mill
SP 421 521
Post 18th century Collapsed 24 March 1895
Fenny Compton Post 1655[24] Demolished 1820s[24]
Fillongley Corley Moor Mill
SP 276 849
Tower Early 19th century Windmill World
Frankton 1291[11] 1291[11]
Grandborough Woolscott 1668[25] 1668[25]
Grandborough Woolscott Mill
SP 507 692
Tower c. 1820 1925
Harbury 1279[11] 1291[11]
Harbury (2nd mill) 1279[11] 1291[11]
Harbury (3rd mill) 1291[11] 1291[11]
Harbury Harbury Mill
SP 372 600
Tower 1812 Windmill World Harbury Windmill.jpg
Hillmorton Offered for sale in 1853[26]
Idlicote 1279[27] 1279[27]
Ilmington 1295[28] 1697[28]
Kenilworth Tainter's Hill Mill
SP 290 728
Tower 1778 Windmill World
Kineton (two mills) 1279[29] 1565[29]
Kineton Pittern Hill Mill
SP 325 517
Tower Late 18th century Windmill World Kineton Pittern Hill Windmill.jpg
Kings Norton Weather Oak Hill Mill[9]
Kings Norton Headley Heath Mill[9]
Ladbroke Early 13th century[30] Early 13th century[30]
Leamington Spa Whitnash Road Mill
Tachbrook Road Mill[31]
SP 318 639
Tower c. 1777[31] Demolished 1968
Lighthorne 1316[32] 1627[32]
Little Compton SP 270 291 1885 Demolished early 20th century
Long Itchington 1347[33] 1353[33]
Marton Post Moved within Marton mid-19th century
Marton SP 415 683 Post Mid-19th century Demolished c. 1907
Meriden Demolished post July 1811[34]
Moreton Morrell 1604[35] 1604[35]
Monks Kirby Kirby Mill 1291[36] 1721[36]
Monks Kirby Cesters Over Mill 1545[36] 1545[36]
Napton-on-the-Hill SP 458 613 1543[37] 1543[38]
Napton-on-the-Hill Napton Mill
SP 458 613
Tower c. 1835[38] Windmill World Napton on the Hill Windmill.jpg
Newbold Revel 1538[36] 1593[36]
Newton Regis 1285[11] 1285[11]
Northfield Middleton Hall Mill[9] gone by 1722[9]
Northfield Shenley Fields Mill[9] 1692[9] 1692[9]
Norton Lindsey Norton Lindsey Mill
SP 224 632
Tower c. 1795 Windmill World
Nuneaton Tuttle Hill Mill[39]
SP 340 933
Tower 1821
Pailton 1587[36] 1587[36]
Packwood Fullard's Mill
SP 170 736
Tower Late 18th century
Pillerton Priors 1552[40] 1565[40]
Quinton[41] Lower Quinton Mill
SP 176 473
Tower Early 19th century Demolished spring 1951
Quinton Ridgacre Mill[9] gone by 1722[9]
Ratley Edge Hill Mill
SP 371 470
Post 1561[42] 1697[42]
Ratley Edge Hill Mill
SP 371 470
Post Early 19th century Demolished 1916
Ratley Ratley Grange Mill Post 1789[42] Demolished c. 1900[42]
Rowington Bouncing Bess
SP 205 705
Tower 1789[43] Windmill World Rowington Mill - geograph.org.uk - 40953.jpg
Rugby Hillmorton Mill
SP 541 735
Tower Late 18th century Demolished 1899
Sheldon Lyndon Green Mill[9] gone by 18th century[9]
Sheldon Wells Green Mill[9] Post[9] 1675[9] Demolished early 18th century, gone by 1725[9]
Sheldon Sheldon Mill[9] Post[9] 1788[9] 1840[9]
Shrewley Justice
SP 219 682
Tower Late 18th century Demolished 1949 Justice and Pinchem, Shrewley.jpg
Shrewley Pinchem
SP 218 681
Post 1832 Collapsed 1937 Shrewley Post Mill.jpg
Snitterfield Black Hill Mill
SP 230 591
Tower Late 18th century 1893
Solihull Copt Heath Mill
SP 174 785
Tower Late 18th century Demolished early 20th century
Solihull Olton End Mill
SP 152 813
Midlands post Mid-19th century Demolished c. 1900
Solihull Hasluck's Green Mill
Solihull Lodge Mill
SP 101 788
Tower Late 18th century Demolished September 1957
Southam Old Mill
SP 413 622
Tower c. 1800 Burnt down 1849[44]
Southam Old Mill
SP 413 622
Tower 1849[44] 1948, truncated by 1955
Stockton 1356[45] 1526[45]
Stockton Rugby Road Mill
SP 435 643
Post Mid-18th century Demolished April 1914[46]
Stockton Rugby Road Mill
SP 436 642
Tower c. 1865 Demolished c. 1923
Sutton Coldfield Maney Hill Mill[9] 1309[9] 1309[9]
Sutton Coldfield Langley Mill[9] gone by 1722[9]
Sutton Coldfield High Heat Mill[9] Post[9] 1750
1755
1725[9] 1755, gone by 1788[9]
Tanworth-in-Arden Danzey Green Mill
SP 129 692
Midlands Post 1810 Dismantled 1969, re-erected at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings in 1975.
Thurlaston Thurlaston Mill
SP 469 710
Tower 1794 Windmill World
Tysoe 14th century[47] 15th century[47]
Tysoe Upper Tysoe Mill
Compton Wynyates Mill

SP 331 426
tower Early 18th century Windmill World Tysoe Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 6214.jpg
Tysoe Middle Tysoe Mill
SP 336 445
Post 1752 Blown down 1913
Ufton 1291[48] 1291[48]
Warmington SP 407 476 Post 17th century Demolished c. 1910
Warton Warton Mill
SK 286 031
Midlands Post Early 19th century Demolished c. 1923
Willey 1376[49] 1376[49]
Wolfhamcote 1587[50] 1687[50]
Wolvey 1553[51] 1604[51]
Wolvey SP 439 883 Post c. 1820 1901
Wooton Wawen Early 17th century[52] Early 17th century
Wooton Wawen Edstone House Mill
SP 181 612
tower 1725 Demolished c. 1912

Maps[edit]

  • 1722 Henry Beighton
  • 1725 Henry Beighton
  • 1731 Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, South-west prospect of Birmingham
  • 1755 Thomas Jeffrey
  • 1792 Sheriff
  • 1800 Taylor
  • 1800* Taylor (map of Worcestershire)
  • 1822 Greenwood
  • 1834 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:-Seaby, Wilfred A, and Smith, Arthur C (1977). Windmills in Warwickshire. Warwick: Warwickshire Museum. ISBN 0-9504239-8-X.  or the linked Windmill World page.

References[edit]

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  3. ^ May have been standing in 1291
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  39. ^ Rebuilt with five sails in 1905.
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  41. ^ In Gloucestershire until 1934
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