Rowington Windmill is a red brick tower windmill, three storeys high, and was built about 1785. It had a boat cap, two pairs of stones, an upright shaft and machinery.
The old name for the mill was Bouncing Bess.
Some noteworthy dates
- Sails were struck by lightning in June 1888.
- Worked by steam until around 1916.
- Used as a Prisoner of War dormitory during the 1914-18 Great War.
- Became a Grade II listed building on 11th April 1967.
- Converted to a residence in 1978.