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A list of all windmills and windmill sites which lie in the Ceremonial county of Hertfordshire.

Locations

A

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Albury Approximately
Post 1676
1766
1370 1766
Albury Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1720 1766
Albury Patmore Heath Mill
Tower 1862 Demolished April 1921
Aldbury Approximately
Post Site identified in 1972 by cropmark.
Aldbury Approximately
Post 1364 1364
Aldenham Hilfield
Approximately
1803 1803
Aldenham Munden House
approximately
1804 1804
Anstey 1314 1508
Anstey Lincoln Hill Mill
Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1675 Demolished 1920
Anstey Snow End Mill 1862 1889
Ashwell 1336 1336
Ashwell Fordham's Mill
approximately
Post 1800
1822
1800 1877
Ashwell Kitchener's Mill
Smock 1822 1822 1877
Ashwell Slip End Mill
Approximately
Post 1800
1822
1800 1833
Aspenden Approximately
Post 1583 1623
Aspenden Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Aston Approximately
Post 1307 1314
Aston Broadwater
Approximaterly
Post 1676
1720
1728
1749
1766
1676 1766
Aston Broadwater
Smock c. 1828 Demolished June 1878

B

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Baldock Approximately
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1676 1766
Barkway Cokenach Post 1271 1271
Barkway Rokey Mill
Post 1676
1700
1720
1766
1595 1766
Barkway Rokey Mill
Smock 1822
1898
1818 1898
Barkway Newsells Mill
Post 1699 Demolished 1792
Barkway Newsells Mill
Smock 1800
1822
1792 Demolished 1873
Barley 1577 1577
Bennington Post 1342 1342
Bennington Benington Mill
Post 1676
1695,br>1700
1720
1728
1676 1728
Berkhamsted 1300 1300
Berkhamsted Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Berkhamsted Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1720 1728
Berkhamsted Approximately
Post 1749 1743 1749
Bishop's Stortford Hockerill Mill
Approximately
Post 1766
1822
1766 Demolished c. 1823, Windshaft to Bardfield Saling, Essex
Bishop's Stortford Hockerill Mill
Approximately
Tower c. 1823 1914, gone by 1918. Hockerill Windmill.jpg
Bishop's Stortford Barrell's Down Mill
Linsell Mill
Post 1800
1822
1800 1896, gone by 1906
Braughing Approximately
Tower 1800 1787 Demolished c. 1811
Brent Pelham Brent Pelham Mill
Smock 1826 Windmill World
Buntingford 1577 1589
Buntingford Layston
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 Burnt down 1 September 1889
Buntingford 1822 1822 1905
Bushey Bushey Heath Mill
Smock 1826 Demolished c. 1910

C

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Chesfield Post 1318 1372
Chesfield Chesfield Park Titt iron wind engine 1896
Cheshunt Post 1843 Demolished c. 1860
Cheshunt Goff's Oak Mill
Tower c. 1860 Demolished 1953
Cheshunt Turner's Hill Mill
1822 1822 1861
Chipperfield Post 1594 1594
Chipperfield Smock 1822 1822 1881, gone by 1896
Chipping Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1720 1728
Clothall Approximately
Post 1370 1370
Codicote Codicote Heath
Approximately
Smock 1841 1855, gone by 1881
Colney Heath Colney Heath Mill
Tower 1854 Windmill World
Cottered Post 1581 1581
Cromer 1192 1576
Cromer Cromer Mill
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 Windmill World Cromer Windmill - geograph.org.uk - 109693.jpg
Croxley Green Croxley Green Mill
Tower c. 1860 Windmill World

E - G

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Essendon Pope's Mill
1766 c. 1750 1766
Flamstead Approximately
Post 1676 1309 1676
Flamstead Approximately
1800
1822
1800 1841
Furneaux Pelham Approximately
Post 1676
1700
1749
1766
1800
1822
1587 1822
Furneaux Pelham Approximately
Smock 1822 c. 1820 Demolished c. 1880
Graveley Jack's Hill Mill
Smock 1826 Burnt down c. 1884
Great Amwell Amwell End Mill
Peatfield Mill
Approximately
1822 1820 1878, gone by 1881
Great Hormead Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
c. 1576 1928
Windmill World
Great Hormead Smock 1861 1928
Windmill World
Great Munden 1290 1290
Great Munden Munden Mill
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1611 1881, gone by 1898
Great Munden Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Great Offley Offley Mill
Post 1676 1644 1684
Great Offley Offley Mill
Tower 1851 Demolished 1926
Windmill World

H

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Harpenden Rothamstead
Post 1654 Demolished 1715
Hemel Hempstead Approximately
Post 19th century Late 19th century
Hemel Hempstead Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Hertford Wallfield
Post 1720
1728
1715 Moved to Moreton, Essex, 1740
Hitchin Post c. 1657 Demolished 1676
Hitchin Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1676 Burnt down 1838
Hitchin Charlton Mill
Tower c. 1838 1894
Windmill World
Hitchin Approximately
Post 1676
1720
1676 1727, gone by 1750
Hitchin Rawlins Mill
Post 1749
1766
1800
1822
1725 Burnt down 7 November 1875
Hitchin Walsworth Mill
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 1844
Hitchin Lucas' Mill
Post 1822 1820 1846, gone by 1851
Hitchin Gosmore Mill
Post c. 1829 Demolished c. 1867

K - M

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Kelshall Post 1251 1251
Kelshall Post 1599 1679
King's Walden Breachwood Green Mill
Tower c. 1859 Windmill World Breachwood Green Windmill.jpg
Lilley Post 1638 1674
Little Gaddesden Approximately
Post 1284 1305
Little Hormead Approximately
c. 1876 c. 1876
Little Hadham Post 1251 1270
Little Hadham Little Hadham Mill
Smock 1800
1822
1786 Burnt down 31 July 1981
Windmill World
Little Wymondley Approximately
Sunk Post Early 13th century 1366
Little Wymondley Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Much Hadham Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1800
1822
1676 Demolished 1892
Markyate post mill 1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1720 1851
Meesden 1262 14th century
Meesden Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1583 1827
Much Hadham Tower 1892 Demolition began 1925

N - R

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Northaw Post 1676
1695
1720
1728
1749
1800
1676 1808
Pirton Post 1592 1700
Redbourn Dagnall's Mill
Post 1708 1738
Reed 1341 1341
Reed Reed Common Mill
Post 1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1661 1728
Reed Reed Common Mill
Post 1766
1800
1766 1808
Reed Mile End Farm Mill
Tower 1822 1822 Truncated c. 1900
Windmill World
Ridge Approximately
Post 1675
1720
1728
1675 Burnt down c. 1743
Ridge Approximately
Post 1749 1749 1785
Royston Apprioximately
Post 1720
1728
1766
1720 1766
Royston Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
Rushden Approximately
Post 1676
1695
1700
1619 1700

S

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Sacombe Approximately
Post 1766 1766 1766
Sandon Sunk Post 1222 1320
Sandon Roe Green Mill
Approximately
Post 1676
1720
1766
1676 1785
Sandon Green End Mill
Post 1800
1822
1800 Burnt down 1 August 1877
Sandridge Approximately
Post 1628 1686
Sawbridgeworth High Wych Mill
Post 1800
1822
1799 Moved to Little Dunmow, Essex, 1875
Shephall Post Standing before 1541
South Mimms 1220 1349
South Mimms 1289 1310
South Mimms 1628 1668
St Albans Bernard Heath Mill
Approximately
Post 1676 1675 c. 1687
St Albans Bernard heath Mill
Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1687 1749, gone by 1753
St Albans Cunningham Hill Mill
Approximately
Post 1675
1676
1675 1676
St Albans Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1720 1749
St Albans Approximately
Post 1720
1749
1702 1749
Standon Smock 1823 Demolished 1931
Stanstead Abbotts Approximately
Smock 1891 1895
Stevenage Approximately
Post 1274 1274
Stevenage Approximately
Post 1688 Gone by 1699
Stevenage Approximately
Post 1720
1728
1749
1766
1699 1762, gone by 1765
Stevenage Corey's Mill
Post 1675
1676
1695
1700
1720
1728
1766
1800
1822
1593 Burnt down 1878
Stevenage South End Mill
Smock 1849 Burnt down c. 1895

T

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Therfield 1323 1323
Therfield Post 1720
1766
1800
1822
1720 1822
Therfield Smock 1871 Burnt down 19 January 1881
Thundridge Wadesmill
Post 1800
1822
1793 1865, gone by 1878
Tring New Mill
Approximately
Post 1766 1766 1797
Tring Gamnel Wharf Mill
Tower 1822 1822 Demolished 1911
Tring Goldfield Mill
Grover's Mill

Tower c. 1839 Windmill World The Windmill, Tring - geograph.org.uk - 87561.jpg

W

Location Name of mill and
grid reference
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Walkern 1360 1360
Walkern Approximately
Post 1676
1695
1766
1800
1676 1800
Walkern Bassus Green Mill
Pryer's Mill
Prior's Mill
Approximately
1676
1700
1720
1766
1800
1822
1676 1839
Wallington Approximately
Post 1676
1695
1700
1660 1700
Ware 1570 1570
Welwyn Approximately
Post 1676 1676 1676
Weston 1275 1275
Weston Approximately
Post 1676
1720
1728
1749
1766
1800
1822
1676 1861
Weston 1720
1749
1720 1766
Weston Lannock Mill
Tower 1860 Windmill World
Whitwell Approximately
Post 1766 1766 1766
Wormley 1338 1391

Locations formerly within Hertfordshire

Maps

  • 1675 John Ogilby
  • 1676 John Seller
  • 1695 John Ogilby
  • 1700 Herman Moll
  • 1720 John Warburton
  • 1728 Clark
  • 1749 Thomas Kitchin
  • 1766 Dury & Andrews
  • 1800 Ordnance Survey
  • 1822 Andrew Bryant
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