Ashton Windmill, Chapel Allerton, Somerset

Ashton Windmill, Chapel Allerton, Somerset
Photograph taken 19 July 2001 © Mike Bedingfield LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 268760

Ashton Windmill dates to around 1770. It possibly contains part of a medieval windmill on the same spot. The mill stopped working in 1927. It was restored in 1967. A windmill in the manor of Allerton is mentioned in 1317 and in the 15th, 16th and 18th centuries.

Location

Somerset Chapel Allerton

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

mill windmill rural industry georgian (1714 - 1836)