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

Locations

A - B

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Alconbury Alconbury Mill
Post Blown down 1936
Arrington Tower 1891 1926
Windmill World
Ashley Smock 1741 1940
Windmill World
Balsham Smock 1831 Demolished 1963
Windmill World
Barnack Barnack Mill
Tower Windmill World Barnack Windmill.jpg
Barrington Orwell Mill
Tower 1822 Windmill World Orwell Mill, Barrington.jpg
Bluntisham Town Mill
Post 18th century Demolished 1899
Bluntisham Wood End Mill
Tower 19th century Demolished 1926
Bourn Bourn Windmill
Post 1636 Windmill World Bourn windmill.jpg
Buckden Buckden Mill
Tower 1830 Demolished c. 1893
Windmill World
Burrough Green Post 1764 1796, moved to Westley Waterless by 1810
Burwell Stevens' Mill
Tower c. 1820 Windmill World Steven's Mill, Burwell.jpg
Burwell Big Mill
Smock Early 19th century Windmill World Big Mill, Burwell (base).jpg
Burwell Busy Bee Mill
Smock

C - D

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Chesterton Milton Road
Smock 1827 Burnt down 12 May 1855
Chesterton Milton Road aka
Union Mill aka
Hurst Park Mill
Tower 1885 1855 Demolished April 1957 Images available for viewing here or here
Chesterton French's Mill
Smock 1847 Windmill World French's Mill, Chesterton.jpg
Castor Castor Mill
Tower Windmill World Castor windmill tower - geograph.org.uk - 1318938.jpg
Chatteris Black Mill
Smock
Chippenham Chippenham Mill
Smock 1883 Base remains, house converted
Windmill World
Christchurch Lavender's Mill
Smock
Christchurch Drake's Mill Tower 1860 1903
Christchurch Key's Mill Smock 1875 Demolished c. 1950
Coates Tower Windmill World
Cottenham Cottenham Windmill
Tower Windmill World Cottenham Windmill.jpg
Doddington Post 1669 Demolished 16 April 1879
Doddington Doddington Mill
Tower 1810 Windmill World

E

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Easton Mill Hill Mill Post c. 1820 Moved to Ellington c. 1845
Eaton Socon Post c. 1700 Burnt down 1814
Eaton Socon Duloe Mill
Tower 1815 Windmill World
Ellington Ellington Mill
Post c. 1845 Moved to Madingley 1936
Elm Smock 1616 1616
Elm Chapel Lane
Smock 1797
1826
1797 1904
Elsworth Papworth's Mill
Black Mill

Tower c. 1825 Windmill World Elsworth Mill, Elsworth, Cambs - geograph.org.uk - 402244.jpg
Elsworth Smock 1930s
Ely Cobbin's Mill
Smock Windmill World
Ely Mount Hill Mill 1610 1610 1610
Ely North of the city 1610 1610 1610
Ely North east of the city 1610 1610 1610
Eye Eye Windmill
Tower 1850 Demolished 1954
Eye Green Eye Green Mill
Smock

F - G

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Fenstanton Fenstanton Mill
Post Windmill World
Fordham Smock
Foxton Foxton Mill
Smock Windmill World
Fulbourn Fulbourn Mill
Smock 1808 Windmill World Fulbourn mill3.JPG
Gamlingay Smock Demolished 1977
Gorefield New Mill
Ward's Mill
Smock 1836 1933
Great Chishill Great Chishill Mill
Post 1819 Windmill World Great Chishill mill2.JPG
Great Gidding Post Demolished c. 1820
Great Gidding Great Gidding Mill
Tower c. 1820 Windmill World Windmill Tower at Great Gidding - geograph.org.uk - 445020.jpg
Great Gransden Great Gransden Mill
Post 1612 Windmill World Great Gransden Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 266418.jpg
Great Wilbraham Smock
Guilden Morden Hook's Mill
Tower 1865 Windmill World Hook's Mill, Guilden Morden.jpg
Guyhirn Tower 1871 1871

H - I

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Haddenham Great Mill
Tower 1803 Windmill World Great Mill, Haddenham.jpg
Haddenham Setchell's Mill
Tower
Harston Tower Windmill World
Hemingford Grey Hemingford Grey Mill
Tower 1820 Windmill World Hemingford Grey windmill.jpg
Hildersham Hildersham Mill
Tower 1863 Windmill World Disused Mill - geograph.org.uk - 395672.jpg
Holywell Holywell Mill
Post 1741 Demolished 1930s
Windmill World
Ickleton Ickleton Mill
Tower Windmill World Ickleton windmill.jpg
Ickleton Great Chesterford Mill Smock 1903 Demolished c. 1918
Impington Histon Mill
Smock 1808 Windmill World Impington windmill with sails.jpg

K - L

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Kneesworth Tower Demolished 1976
Leverington Pre 1317
Leverington Post 1581 1597
Leverington Horseshoe Corner 1727 Moved to Walsoken, Norfolk, 1778
Leverington Gooden's Mill 1732 1732
Leverington White Engine Mill Smock 1796 Burnt down 19 March 1826
Leverington White Engine Mill Tower 1827 1916, gone by 1920
Linton Tower 1836 Demolished 1926
Little Downham 1251
Little Downham Cornwell's Mill
Tower Windmill World Cornwell's Mill, Little Downham.jpg
Little Paxton Little Paxton Mill
Smock Standing c. 1864
Littleport Arber's Mill
Tower 1840s
Little Wilbraham Little Wilbraham Mill
Tower c. 1820 Windmill World Little Wilbraham windmill.jpg
Lode Smock Demolished c. 1885

M - O

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Madingley Madingley Mill
Post Collapsed July 1909
Madingley Madingley Mill
Post 1936 Windmill World Madingley Windmill.jpg
Manea Tower
March Southwell's Mill
Smock
March Billitt's Mill 1862 1929
Murrow 1826 1826
New Fletton New Fletton Mill
Tower c. 1870 Demolished 1974
Oakington Tower 1863
Old Weston Old Weston Mill
Post c. 1700 Standing 1918
Over Over Mill
Tower c. 1860 Windmill World Over Windmill.jpg

P - R

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Pymore Pymore Mill
Tower Windmill World Pymore Mill-geograph.org-3565739.jpg
Ramsey Ramsey Mill
Tower Windmill World
Ramsey Lotting Fen Mill Tower
Ramsey Ramsey Mere
Tower
Ramsey Ramsey Mere
Tower 1870 1938
Ramsey Heights Tower 1870 1916
Ramsey St Mary's Ugg Mere Mill
St Mary's Mill

Tower Windmill World Ramsey St Mary's mill-geograph.org-3485074.jpg
Royston Mill Road Mill
Midlands Post
Royston Melbourn Road Mill

S

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Sawtry Bannister's Mill
Smock 1778 Windmill World
Shudy Camps Post 1920
Six Mile Bottom Bungalow Hill Mill
Post 1846 Windmill World Six Mile Bottom windmill.jpg
Soham Pollards Mill
Downfield Mill
Smock 1726 Severely damaged 1887, rebuilt as tower mill
Soham Downfield Mill
Tower 1887 Windmill World Downfield Mill, Soham.jpg
Soham Northfield Mill
also known as
Shade Mill
Townsend Mill

Smock 1830s Northfield Windmill
Windmill World
Shade Mill, Soham.jpg
Soham Hardfield Mill
Smock
Soham Soham Mere
Smock 1867 Demolished 1948
Soham White Top Mills (four)
Smock x4 One mill standing 1930
Somersham Mill Farm Mill
Approximately
Smock
Spaldwick Post Burnt down c. 1881
Spaldwick Belton's Mill
Tower 1881 Windmill World
Stanground Farcet Mill
Tower 19th century Demolished c. 1910
Windmill World
Stapleford Smock c. 1930
Steeple Morden Saunderson's Mill
Smock 1805 Windmill World
Stretham Post Demolished c. 1880
Stretham Stretham Windmill
Tower 1880 Windmill World Stretham Windmill.JPG
Swaffham Bulbeck Smock
Swaffham Prior Smock 1830 Demolished c. 1875
Swaffham Prior Swaffham Prior Mill
Smock 1864 Windmill World Swaffham Prior smock mill.jpg
Swaffham Prior Post Demolished c. 1860
Swaffham Prior Foster's Mill
Tower 1860 Windmill World One view; two windmills - geograph.org.uk - 1399812.jpg
Swavesey Demolished c. 1866
Swavesey Hale Mill
tower 1866 Windmill World Hale Mill - geograph.org.uk - 494462.jpg

T

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Thorney Thorney Mill
Tower 1787 Windmill World Thorney windmill.jpg
Tilbrook Tilbrook Mill
Post Standing 1906
Trumpington Tower
Tydd St Giles 1871 1929
Tydd St Giles Redmoor Mill Post 1879 1883
Tydd St Giles Smock

U - Y

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Upwood Setchell's Mill
Tower 1852 Windmill World
Warboys Ramsey Road Mill
Tower
Warboys Mill Green Mill
Tower 19th century
Warboys Behagg's Mill
Tower c. 1850 Standing 1926
Werrington Werrington Mill
Tower Windmill World
Westley Waterless Post 1810 Moved to Six Mile Bottom 1846
Weston Colville Weston Colville
Smock c. 1830 Windmill World Converted windmill - geograph.org.uk - 1637717.jpg
West Wickham Streetley End Mill
Tower 1802 Windmill World A converted windmill - geograph.org.uk - 312929.jpg
West Wratting West Wratting Mill
Smock 1726 Windmill World West Wratting Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 54389.jpg
Whittlesey Fletcher's Mill
Tower Windmill World
Whittlesey Elderkin's Mill
Tower Early to mid-19th century Windmill World Elderkin's Mill, Whittlesey.jpg
Wicken Wicken Mill
Smock Windmill World Wicken Windmill.jpg
Wicken Adventurer's Fen Smock 1908 Moved to Wicken Fen 1956
Wicken Spinney Bank Mill
Smock 1920s
Wicken Fen Wicken Fen Windpump
Smock 1956 Windmill World Wicken Fen Windpump.jpg
Willingham Cattell's Mill
1828 Windmill World Cattell's Mill, Willingham.jpg
Willingham Ingle's Mill
Smock c. 1812 Demolished 1956
Windmill World
Winwick Winwick Mill
Tower Demolished 1935
Wisbech Post 1583 Struck by lightning and demolished 1778
Wisbech Leach's Mill
Tower 1778 Windmill World Leach's Mill, Wisbech 1895.jpg
Wisbech 1277 1356
Wisbech 1356 1356
Wisbech Market Place 1571 Demolished 1750
Wisbech Lynn Road, Clarkson Mill Post 1690 Demolished May 1886
Wisbech Leverington Road, Red Engine Mill Smock 1792 Demolished July 1890
Wisbech Old Playhouse Post 1752 Demolished c. 1805
Wisbech Leverington Road, Webster's Mill Post 1750s 1887, gone by 1895
Wisbech Leverington Road Post 1772 Burnt down 1792
Wisbech Leverington Road, Bell's Mill Post 1772 1846
Wisbech North Brink, Bowles Mill Tower c. 1772 Demolished 1928
Wisbech Timber Market 1348 1348
Wisbech Timber Market, Brewin's Mill 1752 1865, gone by 1886
Wistow Wistow Mill
Tower
Woodditton Smock c. 1840 Demolished 1936
Windmill World
Wood Walton Fen Higney Mill
Charterhouse mill
Tower 1874 1924
Windmill World
Base of the old windmill by Monks Lode - geograph.org.uk - 1706903.jpg
Yaxley Black Mill
Tower 1671 Demolished 1935
Yaxley Yaxley Mill
Tower 1842
Yelling Yelling Mill
Post

Locations formerly within Cambridgeshire

For mills in Upwell see List of windmills in Norfolk.

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