Post Medieval Windmill 200m W of Windmill Farm

Description of this historic site

The site of a windmill or post mill that was built during the Post Medieval period. The mill had ceased working by the end of the Imperial period. The windmill mound is still visible as an earthwork. The windmill was situated 1km north east of Thurlaston.

Notes about this historic site

1 West Heath. Built by 1546. Recorded 1633 and 1725. Ceased late 18th century. Post Mill.
2 Windmill marked on a plan of 1620.
3 At the above grid reference is a mill mound, 0.4m high, possibly the site of the above windmill.
4 A windmill in Dunchurch ‘on the West heathe’ is mentioned in 1547.
5 The mill mound is still visible.

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