Possible Windmill Mound 200m NW of Napton Church

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a windmill which dated from the Medieval period. An earthwork, which might be the remains of a windmill mound, is situated 200m north west of the church in Napton on the Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 Two mills are mentioned in 1348, this may be the location for one of them.
2 From Napton Windmill a track leads past the church in an adjacent meadow there is an irregular mound, presumably the second of the two mills.
3 The mound was located at SP4661. It is situated in a field of deep ridge and furrow, is irregular in shape and possibly part of a headland.

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