Site of windmill at Lower Quinton

Description of this historic site

The site of a windmill at Lower Quinton which was built during the Imperial period. Archaeological work on the windmill mound uncovered fragments of machinery and evidence that the foundations are still in place.

Notes about this historic site

1 Stone tower mill. Built early 19th century. Three storeys, wooden machinery and two pairs of stones. Ceased work by 1870s. Sails off after 1914-18 war. Later, cap blown off. Dismantled for housing estate Spring 1951.
2 Archaeological recording of the windmill mound. Fragments of mill machinery were discovered and sections of wall beneath the ground, suggesting that the foundations are still buried.

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