Monument record MCC2278 - Post medieval windmill, Military Road, Colchester


Post medieval windmill, Mersea Road, demolished before c.1875.


Grid reference TM 00245 24582 (point)
Map sheet TM02SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Windmill, Military Road.<1><2><3><4> The Mill is included on Pryer's engraving of 1724.<5>

The windmill is marked on the Monson Map of 1848, but not on the OS First County Series Epoch 1, 1874-87 (1:2500).<6>

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Cartographic materials: Sparrow, Thomas. 1767. A survey of the Ancient Town & Borough of Colchester.
  • <2> Cartographic materials: Chapman, John and Andre, Peter. 1777. A Plan of Colchester. In chains.
  • <3> Monograph: Morant, Philip. 1748. History of Colchester (Wire's copy).
  • <4> Cartographic materials: Chapman, John and Andre, Peter. 1777. Map of Essex.
  • <5> Serial: Farries, Kenneth G.. 1984. Essex Windmills, Millers and Millwrights Volume 3. Volume 3. p91.
  • <6> Cartographic materials: Monson, E (Mr). 1848. Colchester 1848. 13.3 " to the mile.

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Record last edited

Oct 26 2016 3:33PM

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