Colney Heath Mill

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Colney Heath Windmill
Origin
Mill nameColney Heath Mill
Mill locationTL 205 055
Coordinates51°44′8.53″N 0°15′20.38″W / 51.7357028°N 0.2556611°W / 51.7357028; -0.2556611Coordinates: 51°44′8.53″N 0°15′20.38″W / 51.7357028°N 0.2556611°W / 51.7357028; -0.2556611
Operator(s)Private
Year builtc1854
Information
PurposeCorn mill
TypeTower mill
StoreysFour storeys
No. of sailsFour sails
Auxiliary powerSteam engine
No. of pairs of millstonesThree pairs

Colney Heath Mill is a Grade II listed[1] smock mill at Colney Heath, Hertfordshire, England which has been converted to residential accommodation.

History[edit]

Colney Heath Mill was built in the 1850s. It was working until 1906, latterly by steam engine.[2] The mill was converted to residential accommodation between 1999 and 2004[1]

Description[edit]

Colney Heath Mill is a four storey tower mill It has a domed cap. There were four sails which drove three pairs of millstones.[2]

Millers[edit]

  • Edward Whitehead 1854–62
  • Samuel Fairey 1862–75
  • James Fairey 1867–75
  • Henry James 1875–1900
  • William James 1900–06

Reference for above:-[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Historic England. "Mill at Mill House, Coursers Road (west side), Colney Heath, St. Albans, Hertfordshire (1296524)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 June 2009.
  2. ^ a b c Moore, Cyril (1999). Hertfordshire Windmills and Windmillers. Sawbridgeworth: Windsup Publishing. pp. 63–64. ISBN 0-9533861-0-4.

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