List of windmills in Wales

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This is a list of windmills in Wales.

Locations[edit]

Anglesey[edit]

There were 49 windmills in Anglesey, the most of any county in Wales.[1]

See List of windmills in Anglesey.

Carmarthenshire[edit]

There was one windmill in Carmarthenshire.

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Machynys Machynys Brick & Tile Co Ltd[2] 1900[2] 1900[2]

Ceredigion[edit]

There were four windmills in Ceredigion.[1]

Conwy[edit]

There was one windmill in Conwy County Borough.[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Llandudno Melin Hen Dŵr
SH 804 812
Tower[3] Early 18th century[3]

Denbighshire[edit]

There were three windmills in Denbighshire.[1]

Flintshire[edit]

There were five windmills in Flintshire.[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Trefynnon Melin Trefynnon Tower[3] Melin Trefynnon, Holywell.jpg
Whitford Melin Garreg
SJ 1336 7826
Tower[1]

Glamorgan[edit]

There were twelve windmills in Glamorgan,[1] not including the Titt engine.

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Caswell Bay[4]
Llantrisant Y Billy Wynt
ST 042 835
Tower[3]
Llantwit Major SS 9614 6856 Tower[1]
Llantwit Major Melin Frampton
SS 972 693
Tower[3] 1820[3] Llantwit Major Windmill.jpg
Monknash Melin Monknash
SS 919 706
Tower[3]
Radyr Titt iron wind engine 1894[5]
Sully Hayes Farm Mill
ST 1410 6789
Tower[1] Hayes Farm Mill, Sully.jpg
Swansea Kilvey Hill Mill[6] Tower[6] Demolished by 1957[6]
Wick SS 9258 7199 Tower[1]
Wick SS 924 721 Tower[3] 1878 1878[3] Wick Windmill.jpg

Gwynedd[edit]

There were four windmills in Gwynedd[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Llanengan SH 297 275 tower[3]
Mynytho Melin Foel Fawr
SH 305 320
Tower[3] Melin Foel Fawr, Mynytho.jpg

Monmouthshire[edit]

There were two windmills in Monmouthshire.[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Llancayo Melin Llancayo
SO 365 030
Tower[3] 1813[3] Melin Llancayo, Usk.jpg
Rogiet Melin Rogiet
ST 455 883
Tower[3] 16th century[3] Grade II listed in 1995[7]

Pembrokeshire[edit]

There were nine windmills in Pembrokeshire.[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Angle SM 8668 0190 Early 19th century[3] Truncated[1]
Dale Dale Windmill
SM 809 062
tower[1] Dale Mill.jpg
Tyddewi Twr y Felin
SM 758 251
tower[3] 1806

Powys[edit]

There were two windmills in Powys.[1]

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Bettisfield Melin Bettisfield
SJ 472 349
Tower[3]
See also

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Gerallt D Nash. "Welsh corn mills — the past, present, … and future?" (PDF). ads.ahds.ac.uk. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Machynys". Llanelli History. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Windmills of Wales". Windmill World. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Caswell". welshwales.co.uk. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  5. ^ Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  6. ^ a b c Skilton, Charles (1957). British Windmills and Watermills. London: Collins. pp. p32. 
  7. ^ [1]