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The List of Windmills in Derbyshire is a list of former and extant windmills in the English county of Derbyshire.

Locations

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Alderwasley
Post 1791
1808
1767 Standing 1811, gone by 1835.
Alfreton Hitch Hill Mill
Tower 1816 Standing in 1824.
Alfreton Sleetmore Mill
Post 1825 1790 Demolished1925.
Ashbourne Windmill Lane
Tower 1808 1791 Standing 1817, not on 1825 map.
Ashbourne Ashley Mill
Tower 1838 Standing in 1847.
Ashover Spancarr Mill
Tower 1808 1807 Windmill World Spancarr Mill.jpg
Beighton (now South Yorkshire) Beighton Mill
Post 1791 Burnt down by arson April 1831.
Belph Open Trestle Post 1808 Standing in 1814.
Belper Belper Mill
Tower 1796 Windmill World
Bolsover Sherwood Lodge Mill
Lime Kiln Fields Mill

Tower 1793 Windmill World Limekiln Fields Mill - geograph.org.uk - 1192739.jpg
Bolsover Open Trestle Post 1825
1836
1795
Borrowash Borrowash Mill
Open Trestle Post 1825
1835
1773 Gone by 1857
Breadsall Breadsall Mill
Tower 1808
1836
Demolished 1840s.
Calow Bole Hill Mill
Post 1808
1835
1840
1812 Burnt down 15 April 1843
Chellaston Chellaston Mill
Tower 1836
1887
1899
c.1827 Working in 1889. Single story stump was standing in 1970, gone by 1995.
Chesterfield Holywell Street Mill
Post c.1787 Advertised for sale 1789, no further trace.
Chesterfield New Brampton Mill
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Post 1808 1800 Advertised for sale 1814, no further trace.
Chesterfield Club Mill
Tower 1808
1836
1800
Clay Cross Clay Cross Mill
Post 1835† Standing in 1857.
Clowne Clown mill
Post 1791
1808
1836
1880
1887
1767
Codnor Codnor Mill
Post 1808 1801 Standing in 1834, not on 1836 map.
Creswell Cresswell Mill Post 1828 Standing in 1864.
Crich Pothouse Mill 1757 Moved to Four Lanes End in 1764.
Crich Four Lanes End Mill Tower 1764 Burnt out 15 February 1849.
Dale Abbey Cat and Fiddle Mill
Midlands Post 1788 Windmill World Cat and Fiddle Mill.jpg
Derby Windmill Hill Lane Mill
Tower 1791 1767 Advertised for sale in 1781.
Derby Depot Mill
Tower 1816 Probably demolished between 1855 and 1888.
Derby Normanton Road Mill Tower Standing in 1949.
Derby Chain Lane Mill, Littleover
Medieval mill.
Eckington Eckington Mill
Post 1825. Burnt down by arson, 19 January 1832.
Eyam Eyam Mill
Tower 1827 Demolished c.1877
Findern Findern Mill
Tower 1825
1836
1887
1797 Windmill World
Fritchley Fritchley Mill
Post 1825
1880
1793 Windmill World Fritchley Mill roundhouse.jpg
Hazelwood Hazelwood Mill
Smock 1906 1906 Pumping windmill, demolished 1939.
Heage Heage Windmill
Tower Built c. 1797. First use c. 1805 Heage Windmill Official Website Heage Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 206512.jpg
Heanor 1791
1808
Holbrook Holbrook Mill
Post 1825
1836
1880
1825 Standing in 1841, not marked on any map later than 1880.
Hopton Carsington Pasture Mill
Tower 1839
1880
1780s Windmill World Carsington Pasture mill.jpg
Horsley Park Hosley Mill
Post 1808
1836
Gone by 1841.
Hulland Ward Hulland Ward Mill
Tower 1836 c.1825 Standing in 1850, not on 1880 map.
Ilkeston Lawn GardensMill
Post 1817 Burnt down 1831.
Ilkeston Field Mill
Post 1825
1836
Moved to Derby Road, Ilkeston mid-C19th.
Ilkeston Derby Road Mill
Post 1896
1908
1876 Standing in September 1920.
Kilburn Kilburn Mill
Tower 1821 Not marked on any maps after 1879.
Long Eaton Long Eaton Mill
1808
Loscoe Loscoe Mill
Post 1825
1836
Advertised for sale in 1851.
Lower Pilsley Hagg Hill
1897 Possibly a windpump.
Mapperley Mapperley Mill
Post 1825
1836
Standing in 1900, blown down by 1932.
Marlpool Marlpool Mill
1791 1767. Gone by 1801.
Marlpool Marlpool Mill
Post Burnt down by arson, 4 December 1828.
Marlpool Marlpool Mill
Tower 1836
1881
c.1830 Dismantled 1885.
Melbourne Melbourne Mill
Tower 1808
1825
1836
1797 Windmill World Melbourne Mill, Derbyshire.jpg
Melbourne Post 1808
1825
1836
1808 1836
Melbourne Ticknall Road Mill
Post 1782 Advertised for sale 1853.
Mickleover Mill Field Mill 1808 1808 Moved to Common Road in 1850.
Mickleover Common Road Mill
Tower 1850 Demolished c.1973.
Mosborough Mosborough Mill
Tower c.1802 Standing in 1856, not marked on 1877 Ordnance Survey map.
Muggington Muggington Mill
Tower 1835
1836
c.1830 Standing in 1876.
Netherseal Netherseal Mill
Post 1834 Was in Leicestershire when built. Working in 1904.
Newhall Newhall Mill
Post 1808
1825
1836
Working in 1841.
Nitticar Hill Knitacre Mill
1791
1808
1767 Gone by 1830.
Ockbrook Ockbrook Mill
Tower 1880 1811 Windmill World
Pleasley Pleasley Mill
Post 1808
1825
1836
1808 Demolished late 1860s.
Riddings James
Tower 1877 Demolished 1963 Riddings mills.jpg
Riddings Sarah
Tower 1877 Demolished 1963. Riddings mills.jpg
Riddings Riddings Mill
Post 1835† 1829
Ripley Pease Hill Mill
Tower 1808
1825
1914
1808 Demolished 1920s.
Risley Risley Mill
Post 1808
1825
1835
1836
1798 Advertised for sale 1835.
Sandiacre Sandiacre Mill
Post 1825
1835†
1820 Advertised for sale 1834.
Sawley Sawley Mill
1825
1836
1794 Working until 1861.
Shardlow Shardlow Union Mill
Post 1803 Advertised for sale in 1851.
Shipley Shipley Mill
1808 1808 Blown down 16 May 1809.
Shirebrook Shirebrook Mill
1828 1841.
Smalley Cloves Lane
1808 c.1700 Moved to Smalley watermill 1800.
Smalley at Smalley watermill 1800 Moved back to Cloves Lane 1815.
Smalley Cloves Lane
1815 Demolished c.1856.
Smalley Swine Hill Lane 1800 1800, burnt down before 1828, remains to Marlpool, which burnt down in that year.
Smisby Ann's Well Place
Post 1791
1808
1895
1767 Blown down c.1920.
South Normanton Fordbridge Lane Mill
Tower 1880 1820s Windmill World SNormanton Windmill 254916 74401cc4.jpg
South Normanton Normanton Common Mill
Tower 1880
1905
1850s Windmill World Normanton Common Mill.jpg
South Normanton Post 1808
1825
c.1805 Working until 1908. Dismantled 1980, remains declared beyond restoration in 1997 and burnt.
Windmill World
South Normanton Post 1630 Severely damaged December 1809, ruins auctioned January 1810.
Spinkhill Spinkhill Mill
Tower 1791
1808
1767 House converted 1879, demolished mid-1950s.
Spondon Spondon Mill
Post 1824 Standing in 1861.
Swarkestone Swarkestone Mill
Tower 1808
1825
1794 Disused by 1889, reduced to single storey stump by 1932, demolished by 1983.
Swarkestone Lowes Post 1675 1675 1745.
Swathick Swathick Mill
1808 1808 1808.
Temple Normanton Temple Normanton Mill
Tower 1808
1825
1796 House converted mid-1860s. Demolished 1935.
Tibshelf Nethermoor
Post 1791
1808
1836
1767 Demolished 1915, leaving roundhouse standing. This was demolished in the 1960s.
West Hallam West Hallam Mill 1791
1808
1767 1808
Whitwell Whitwell Mill
Tower 1840
1916
1829 Working until 1912, demolished 1965.
Whittington Whittington Mill
Tower 1808
1825
1840
1895
1808 Demolished c.1900.
Willington Willington Mill
1791
1825
1710 1825.
Wirksworth Wirksworth Mill
Post 1808
1836
1799 Advertised for sale 1849.
Woodville Butt House Mill
Post 1835†
1836
c.1827 Demolished c.1880.
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