Windmills


Some of the windmills in North East England - past and present.

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050000:Windmill Chimney Mills Spital Tongues Unknown Undated

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003062:Windmill Darn Crook Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1890

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001151:Old mill, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, 1900

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020106:The New Mills Off Barrack Road Newcastle upon Tyne Legge Leo

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043574:Sinton's Mill Westgate Road/Mill Lane Elswick Unknown c.1870

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247 - Fulwell windmill June 1958

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055618:Claremont Road Spital Tongues Unknown pre1924

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Whitburn Mill

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Whitburn Windmill Sunderland

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003059b: Windmill and cottages at Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896

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Fulwell Windmill

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003059c: Old windmill and cottages at Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896

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0578865: Old windmill at Spital Tongues

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001829:Windmill North Shields unknown c.1900

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030478:Windmill Inn Cowgate 1920

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Sober Hall Windmill (Black Mill), Ingleby Barwick

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Fulwell Windmill

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Cleadon Mill

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Old Mill (High Leven Mill), Ingleby Barwick

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008726:Sinton's Mill Westgate Road/Mill Lane Elswick c.1855

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016883:The Windmill Cowgate Unknown 1967

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Heaton Windmill
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Heaton Windmill
- Overview Map Street View The tower of Heaton Windmill is an iconic feature of Armstrong Park in Heaton. The windmill is thought to have been built in the 1700's for ...
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578957:Armstrong Park Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1900

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Chimney Mill
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Chimney Mill
- Overview About Map Street View The Chimney Mill on Claremont Road was built in 1782 and was the first 5-sailed smock mill in Britain. The mill was powered by wind ...
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North East Mills - List of wildmills
- List of windmills in the North East, including grid references.

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Cleadon Windmill
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Cleadon Windmill
- Overview Detail The ruined windmill is located on the highest part of Cleadon Hills, built the 1820s. The mill was severely damaged in a storm during the 1870s. Interestingly it ...
Whitburn Windmill
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Whitburn Windmill
- Overview Map Street View Whitburn windmill was built in the 18th century and is a Grade II listed building. The windmill was restored by South Tyneside Council in 1991/2, including restoration ...
Fulwell Windmill
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Fulwell Windmill
- Overview Map Street View "Fulwell Windmill started to appear on the Sunderland skyline in 1806 and became the familiar landmark we know today when opened in 1808. Built for Joseph ...
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Gateshead's last windmill, plaque

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Image taken from page 98 of 'The Local Historian's Table Book of remarkable occurrences, historical facts, traditions, legendary and descriptive ballads, connected with the Counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, and Durham. Historical Division.

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Woodhorn Mill
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Woodhorn Mill
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Hart Windmill
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Hart Windmill
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Old Mill, Ingleby Barwick
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Old Mill, Ingleby Barwick
- A former windmill, built c.1750. Converted to a house in 1968 and now a bed and breakfast.[1]
Elwick Windmill
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Elwick Windmill
- Overview Map Street View Elwick Windmill was built in the mid 19th century and is located about half a mile south west of Elwick, and is visible from the A19 ...
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Windmill at Bamburgh Castle
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Windmill at Bamburgh Castle
- The windmill at the north end of Bamburgh Castle was built in the mid 18th century and is a Grade II listed building.
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Image taken from page 580 of 'The Local Historian's Table Book of remarkable occurrences, historical facts, traditions, legendary and descriptive ballads, connected with the Counties of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, and Durham. Historical Division.

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Billy Mill, North Shields
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Billy Mill, North Shields
- Billy Mill is an area of North Shields, historically the site of a windmill. The mill was documented in 1320 in a grant by Henry Faukes to Tynemouth Priory in ...
Schoose Farm and Windmill, Workington
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Schoose Farm and Windmill, Workington
Windmill House, Langrigg
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Windmill House, Langrigg

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