Windmill at Mill Hill Plantation, Edstone

Description of this historic site

The remains of a windmill in use from the Post Medieval to the Imperial period. It is uncertain whether it was a post mill or a tower mill. Only part of the foundations and the millstones survive at the site, which lies 1km north east of Bearley Cross.

Notes about this historic site

1 Brick tower mill. Windmill shown in 1725 may have been a post mill, but represented as tower mill late 1780s. In ruins for much of 19th century and remains taken down c1912. Two millstones remain on site within boundary fence of well-grown plantation 1976-7.
2 Both millstones remained. Part of the foundations could be seen in the undergrowth. Nothing else remains on the site.

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