Great Gransden Windmill, Great Gransden - Huntingdonshire

Constructed c1612, Great Gransden is one of the oldest surviving windmills in England. In 2017 the owner, Cambridgeshire County Council, completed major scheme of structural repairs to the buck and trestle with Historic England grant aid. A second phase of grant-aided work, to reinstate the stocks and sails, involving villagers is nearing completion.

Great Gransden Windmill, Great Gransden - Huntingdonshire
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Great Gransden Windmill
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1006820
    Local Planning Authority:
    Huntingdonshire
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Mill

Location

    Building Name:
    Great Gransden Windmill
    County:
    Cambridgeshire
    District / Borough:
    Huntingdonshire
    Parish:
    Great Gransden
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Huntingdon
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    E - Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use)
    Previous Priority:
    E
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument, LB grade II*