Windmills & Mills in Lincolnshire

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Moneys Mill, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Moneys Mill, Sleaford

Moneys Mill is a Grade II Listed former corn mill located in a car park. It shares the space with a few shops and a popular bar. Today, it is currently being used as a cafe with seating on the ground and first floor. One of the many sites of interest in the market town of Sleaford.

Alford Five Sailed Windmill, Alford, Lincolnshire

Alford Five Sailed Windmill, Alford

Built as a seven-storeyed windmill in 1837 by the local millwright John Oxley, this is still a working mill on the edge of the popular market town of Alford.You can tour the mill and see the centuries old stone grinding process in action whilst enjoying views of the Lincolnshire WoldsThis is a fully...

Moulton Windmill, Moulton, Lincolnshire

Moulton Windmill, Moulton

The nine-storeyed Moulton Mill is the tallest windmill in the UK and stands at 100ft high to the top of the ogee cap. It was built in the early 19th century by Robert King and saw its sails removed near the end of the century after gale damage. Soon afterwards, a steam system was installed to pow...

Ellis Windmill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Ellis Windmill, Lincoln

Ellis' Mill is an excellent surviving example of a small tower mill and dates from 1798. There has been a mill on this site from at least the middle of the 17th century.You'll find it located on Mill Road behind the Museum of Lincolnshire Life and it's one of nine that once stood on the steep slopes...

Lade Bank Pumping Station, Old Leake, Lincolnshire

Lade Bank Pumping Station, Old Leake

A Grade II listed building, the pumping station at Lade Bank was built in 1867. The station was rebuilt in 1938 alongside the earlier building. New oil engines were installed in 1940. The purpose of the station was to counteract the effects of the shrinking of the peat in the East Fen wit...

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Eight Sailed Windmill, Heckington

A magnificent windmill and so much more. Here's what you will find when you visit! A window into the life of a Victorian miller and his family whose lives were interwined with the windmill in their back garden. A microbrewery uniquely using malt ground at the mill to produce award wining beer....

Gedney Hill Mill, Gedney, Lincolnshire

Gedney Hill Mill, Gedney

Gedney Hill Mill is a Grade II listed 19th century building. Constructed of red brick with a flat roof it stand six storeys high with slight plinth. The village of Gedney Hill is a civil parish in the district of South Holland, close to the Cambridgeshire border 9 miles (14 km) south-east fr...

Wrawby Postmill, Wrawby, Lincolnshire

Wrawby Postmill, Wrawby

Wrawby Postmill is a late 18th century windmill near Brigg, built to serve the Elsham Hall estate.Originally, it bore four common sails, but through most of its working life had the popular combination of power with flexibility from two common and two spring sails. It became disused and derelict dur...

True Loaf Bakery Ltd, Kirton, Lincolnshire

True Loaf Bakery Ltd, Kirton

True Loaf Bakery Ltd are stoutly committed to organic farming and use only the finest quality Organic Grown British Wheat. Flours are totally unbleached and untreated with nothing added or removed.Grinding up to 10 different Pure Stoneground Organic Flours, sold in their delightful tea room and to c...

Mount Pleasant Windmill & Bakery, Kirton, Lincolnshire

Mount Pleasant Windmill & Bakery, Kirton

Mount Pleasant Mill is a traditional, four sail windmill north of Kirton-in-Lindsey, on the North Cliff Road, in the north of the county.It was built in the late 19th century, circa 1875, for miller Edric Lansdall. It has a slightly tapering four-storeyed tarred tower mill with onion-shaped cap and...

Hewitts Windmill, Heapham, Lincolnshire

Hewitts Windmill, Heapham

In the West Lindsey disctrict stands Hewitts Windmill, a historic part of an agricutural community and working landscape.Today, as a non-working and renovated Tower mill with sails, it is a standing testament to a bygone age of milling, its constuction owed to the millwright Johnson of Low Burnham,...

Dogdyke Pumping Station, Tattershall, Lincolnshire

Dogdyke Pumping Station, Tattershall

Dogdyke steam drainage station was built in 1856 to replace the existing wind-driven pump to drain a large area of farmland between the rivers Bain and Witham.The engine, which runs in steam on all the Open Days, is the original external condensing beam-engine built by Bradley and Craven of Wakefiel...

Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford

Dating back to the 18th century, this award winning historic watermill sits in a picturesque riverside setting on the banks of the River Slea. Restored and fully working, the mill produces organic wholemeal flour available for purchase.Food and drink are also available from the adjacent Cogglesford...

Maud Foster Windmill, Boston, Lincolnshire

Maud Foster Windmill, Boston

Built in 1819 over a 5 month period for the Reckitt family. Mechanical problems had forced the mills closure in 1948 but in 1988 it was restored to working order and re-opened. It is one of the tallest working windmills in the UK and if visiting, you can climb all 7 floors and view the mill in actio...

Sibsey Trader Windmill, Sibsey, Lincolnshire

Sibsey Trader Windmill, Sibsey

This 6 sailed windmill was built in 1877 complete gear, sails and fantail. The high winds of March 2004 led to the mill losing a sail - a cost of approximately £13,000.The mill is not particularly tall but the surrounding flat landscape gives the illusion that it is. You can tour the mill and see t...