List of windmills in Shropshire

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

Locations[edit]

Confirmed
Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Alberbury Rew Wood Mill Post Gone by 1774
Alberbury Rowton Mill
Sunny Bank Mill

SJ 366 129
Tower 1774 Windmill World Old windmill and derelict buildings - geograph.org.uk - 191702.jpg
Albrighton Albrighton Mill
SJ 802 040
Tower 1768 Windmill World The mill on Green Lane - geograph.org.uk - 748060.jpg
Albrighton SJ 818 042 1827 1827 1827
Asterley Westbury Road
SJ 373 075
Tower 1827
1833
1809 Windmill World Windmill at Asterley - geograph.org.uk - 207295.jpg
Bayston Hill Lyth Hill Mill
SJ 470 068
Tower c. 1835 Windmill World
Bishop's Castle Approximately
SO 327 897
1808 1805 1808
Bourton Henmoor Hill Mill[1] c. 1717[1] c. 1717[1]
Broome Broome station Titt iron wind engine 1895[2]
Broseley Syners Hill Great Mill 1778[3] 1838[4]
Broseley Syners Hill Lesser Mill 1782[3] Stump still standing 2010 [3]
Broseley Ferney Bank Mill 1776[5] 1838[4]
Cardeston SJ 365 129 Tower Late 18th century
Chetwynd Howle Mill
SJ 695 325
Tower 1845 Windmill World
Ditton Priors Hillside Mill
SO 593 877
Tower 1845 1883[6]
Windmill World
Windmill hidden amongst the trees - geograph.org.uk - 1036240.jpg
Ellesmere SJ 406 342 1808 1803 1908
Hadnall Waterloo Mill
SJ 523 210
Tower 1787 Windmill World
Harley Harley Court Mill
SJ 597 018
Tower 1808 1808 Demolished 1960
Harmer Hill Shotton Farm Mill
SJ 496 216
Tower Windmill World
Ketley Near ironworks
SJ 673 107
1794[7] 1856, gone by 1870[7]
Lilleshall 1804[8] 1880, gone by 1901[8]
Longford combined wind and water mill SJ 718 181 Tower
Loppington SJ 463 302 1808 1808 1908
Lydbury North Walcot Estate Titt iron wind engine 1895[2]
Lydbury North Walcot Estate Titt iron wind engine 1896[2]
Madeley Madeley Court Mill
SJ 695 053
Tower 1827
1832
1702[9] Windmill World
Munslow Bache Mill[10] Early 19th century[10] 1880s[10]
Much Wenlock 1321[1] 1321[1]
Much Wenlock Much Wenlock Mill
SJ 625 008
Tower 1752
1833
1714[1] Windmill World Much Wenlock Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 706858.jpg
Posenhall 1808 1808[11] 1808,[11] gone by 1845[12]
Preston on the Weald Moors west of village 1676[13] 1676[13]
Rodington SJ 590 144 Tower 1833 c. 1830 1904, truncated by 1936
Windmill World
Shifnal Upton Mill
SJ 756 067
Tower Windmill World Shifnal windmill - what's left of it. - geograph.org.uk - 698584.jpg
Shrewsbury 1267[14] 1267[14]
Shrewsbury Kingsland
SJ 484 117
1796[15] 1796[15]
Telford Hadley Park Mill
SJ 677 135
Tower 1808
1827
c. 1787 Windmill World Hadley Park "Castle" - geograph.org.uk - 438077.jpg
Wellington 1315[16] 1315[16]
Wem 1281[16]
Wem Cotonwood Mill
SJ 542 351
Tower 1813 Windmill World Cotonwood Windmill, Shropshire-geograph.org-3952771.jpg
Westbury Vennington Mill
SJ 337 096
Tower 1808 1808 Windmill World Vennington Windmill-geograph.org-2380841.jpg
Weston-under-Redcastle Hawkstone Mill
SJ 566 297
Tower 1808 Windmill World Derelict Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 658600.jpg
Willey 1755[17] 1755
Whixall Stanley Green Mill
SJ 518 352
1827
1833
1827 Demolished c. 1930
Wrockwardine destroyed 1349[16]
Wrockwardine 1752 1752 1752
Wrockwardine Cluddley Mill
SJ 631 104
Tower 1827 Windmill World
Wroxeter Charlton Hill Mill
SJ 588 075
Post 1752
1808
1827
1833
1752 1833

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 indicated, the source for all entries is:-Seaby, Wilfred A, and Smith, Arthur C (1984). Windmills in Shropshire Hereford and Worcester. Stevenage: Stevenage Museum. ISBN 0-9504239-8-X.  or the linked Windmill World page.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "MUCH WENLOCK". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  3. ^ a b c "Booth, T. "Broseley's Windmills", Broseley Local History Society Journal, 2010" (PDF). Broseley Local History Society. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Broseley Tithe Apportionamet - 1838 - List of entires by plot number" (PDF). Broseley Local History Society. Retrieved 17 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "BROSELEY". British History Online. Retrieved 17 June 2009. 
  6. ^ "DITTON PRIORS". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "ECONOMIC HISTORY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  8. ^ a b "ECONOMIC HISTORY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  9. ^ "ECONOMIC HISTORY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  10. ^ a b c "MUNSLOW". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  11. ^ a b "POSENHALL". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  12. ^ "BENTHALL". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  13. ^ a b "ECONOMIC HISTORY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  14. ^ a b "THE ABBEY OF SHREWSBURY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  15. ^ a b "Shrewsbury, Shropshire". Workhouses. Retrieved 17 June 2009. 
  16. ^ a b c d "DOMESDAY BOOK TO 1300". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  17. ^ "WILLEY". British History Online. Retrieved 16 June 2009.