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, is due to commence 2018.

Great Gransden Windmill, Great Gransden - Huntingdonshire
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Site Details

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


  • 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*