Post Medieval Windmill 400m NE of Cross Hands

Description of this historic site

A windmill that dates back to the Post Medieval period. It continued to be used until the 20th century. It is shown on an Ordnance Survey map of 1885. The windmill mound survives as an earthwork 1.2 km south east of Little Compton.

Notes about this historic site

1 Long Compton. Built by 1679. Recorded as ‘Old Windmill’ 1885. Demolished early 20th century. Post mill.
3 Site is marked by a mound in a derelict area and is approached by a bridle path once called Mill Way.

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