Colney Heath Mill

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Colney Heath Windmill
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
Year builtc1854
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.


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]


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]


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

Reference for above:-[2]


  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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