Site of windmill at Lower Quinton
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.
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.