List of windmills in Wiltshire

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List of windmills in Wiltshire is located in Wiltshire
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Extant windmills (red) and former sites (blue) in Wiltshire.
1 East Knoyle, 2 Chisledon, 3 Great Bedwyn, 4 Swindon, 5 West Gomeldon

A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the current ceremonial county of Wiltshire.

Locations[edit]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Aldbourne 1311[1] 1311[1]
Aldbourne Demolished 1900[1]
Amesbury Amesbury Junction Titt iron wind engine[2]
Boyton Titt iron wind engine[2] 1894
Burderop Burderop Estate Titt iron wind engine[2] 1899
Bradford on Avon Bradford Mill
ST 828 612
Tower[3] 1808[3] Cap and sails blown off c. 1818[3]
Windmill World
Calne Bowood House Titt iron wind engine[2] 1900
Chiseldon Saxon Mill
SU 170 799
Tower Early to mid-19th century[4] Dismantled, moved to Swindon
Windmill World
Chitterne Elm Farm Mill
ST 999 443
Post[2] 1841[2] 1841[2]
Chute 1305[5] c. 1331[5]
Chute 1773 1773[5] Demolished 1930s[5]
Clyffe Pypard Woodhill 14th century[6] Mid-17th century[6]
Codford St. Mary Titt iron wind engine[2] 1893
Devizes South Mill, Devizes Castle Tower[7] c. 1720[8] Demolished c. 1840[9]
Devizes North Mill, Devizes Castle
SU 001 614
Tower c. 1720[8] Incorporated into Devizes Castle, 1860s[10]
Windmill World
East Grafton 1593[11] 1593[11]
East Knoyle East Knoyle Mill
ST 874 310
Tower c. 1800[12] Windmill World East Knoyle Windmill.jpg
Foxhill Titt iron wind engine[2] 1896
Fyfield Fyfield Mill Early 19th century[13] Demolished by 1842[13]
Great Bedwyn SU 276 616 Post Replaced by tower mill, 1821[14]
Great Bedwyn Wilton Mill
SU 276 616
Tower 1821[14] Windmill World Wilton2.jpg
Heytesbury Tytherington Estate Titt iron wind engine[2] 1893
Heytesbury Bolesbro' Knoll Titt iron wind engine[2] 1895
Hilmarton 1348[15] 1348[15]
Highworth Hannington Hall Titt iron wind engine[2] 1898
Ludgershall Ludgershall Common Post 1773
1810
1773 1810
Milton Lilbourne Clench Mill 1773 1773[13] 1773[13]
Ogbourne St Andrew 1589[16] 1589[16]
Ogbourne St George 1294[17] 1341[17]
Odstock Titt iron wind engine[2] 1886
Pewsey 1810[18] 1820, gone by 1839[18]
Salisbury Titt iron wind engine[2] 1890
Savernake Forest Chisbury Farm Titt iron wind engine[2] 1888
Shrewton Nett Road Post[19] 1793[19] 1827, gone by 1899[19]
Shrewton Maddington 1580s[19] 1580s[19]
Shrewton Maddington 1841[19] Demolished 1958[19]
Steeple Ashton 1371[20] 1371[20]
Stourton Search Farm Titt iron wind engine[2] 1888
Stratton St Margaret 1291[21] 1291[21]
Sutton Veny The Beeches Titt iron wind engine[2] 1895
Swindon 1324[22] 1324[22]
Swindon Windmill Street[23][24] gone by 1867[22]
Swindon Okus Farm Mill 1849[22] Burnt down c. 1854[22]
Swindon Swindon Wharf 1887[22] 1887[22]
Swindon Town Mill 1893[22] 1924[22]
Swindon Swindon Works Titt iron wind engine[2] 1907[25]
Swindon Chiseldon Mill
SU 106 835
Tower Windmill World
Tilshead Tilshead Windmill Post[26] 1813[26] Demolished c.1905[26]
Tisbury Pyt House Titt iron wind engine[2] 1888
Urchfont[27] 1884[28] 1884[28]
Wanborough 1310[29] 1310[29]
Westbury Courtleigh Titt iron wind engine[2] 1892
West Gomeldon Idmiston Mill
SU 177 358
Tower Late 18th or early 19th century[30] Windmill World
Winterbourne Monkton west of village c. 1265[31] Early 14th century[31]
Winterbourne Monkton 1530s[31] 1540s[31]
Winterbourne Monkton 1815[31] 1889[31]
Winterbourne Stoke Hill Farm Titt iron wind engine[2] 1899
Wootton Bassett Wootton Manor Mill 1271[32] 1334[32]
Wootton Bassett Vastern Manor Mill 1271[32] 1334[32]
Wootton Bassett Wood Street 1773 1773[32] 1773[32]
Wootton Bassett north of Hunt's Mill (watermill) 1773 1773[32] Blown down 1781[32]
Yatesbury 1309[33] 1310[33]

Maps[edit]

  • 1773 Andrews and Dury
  • 1810 Andrews and Dury

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Aldbourne". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  3. ^ a b c "A TALL STORY, The mill's history in a nutshell". Bradford Old Windmill. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "BASE OF FORMER WINDMILL, THE BUTTS, CHISELDON, SWINDON, WILTSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  5. ^ a b c d "CHUTE". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "CLYFFE PYPARD". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  7. ^ Wailes, Rex (1954). The English Windmill. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. pp. Plate XXIX. 
  8. ^ a b "OTHER INDUSTRIES". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  9. ^ "Devizes Castle Historic Details". Geocities. Archived from the original on 2009-06-18. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  10. ^ "DEVIZES CASTLE INCLUDING GLASS HOUSE AND GARDEN WALLS ENCIRCLING WEST SIDE OF MOUND, DEVIZES, KENNET, WILTSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  11. ^ a b "GREAT BEDWYN". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  12. ^ "WINDMILL, WINDMILL HILL (east side), EAST KNOYLE, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  13. ^ a b c d "MILTON LILBOURNE". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  14. ^ a b "WILTON WINDMILL, GRAFTON, KENNETT, WILTSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  15. ^ a b "HILMARTON". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  16. ^ a b "OGBOURNE ST ANDREW". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  17. ^ a b "OGBOURNE ST GEORGE". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  18. ^ a b "PEWSEY". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  19. ^ a b c d e f g "Shrewton". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  20. ^ a b "STEEPLE ASHTON". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  21. ^ a b "THE PRIORY OF BRADENSTOKE". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  22. ^ a b c d e f g h i "AGRICULTURE". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  23. ^ The present-day Wood Street
  24. ^ "SWINDON". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  25. ^ "ENGINEERING AND RAILWAY WORKS". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  26. ^ a b c and Major, J Kenneth, Watts, Martin (1977). Victorian and Edwardian Windmills and Watermills from old photographs. London: Batsford. pp. p120–21. ISBN 978-0-7134-0621-4. 
  27. ^ Site now in Stert parish
  28. ^ a b "Stert Concise History". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  29. ^ a b "WANBOROUGH". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  30. ^ "WINDMILL, IDMISTON, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE". English Heritage. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  31. ^ a b c d e f "WINTERBOURNE MONKTON". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  32. ^ a b c d e f g h "WOOTTON BASSETT". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  33. ^ a b "YATESBURY". British History Online. Retrieved 18 June 2009.