Post mill, Fordham

A wind-powered corn mill in the historic county of Essex, England.

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It was brought to the site c 1836 by Ling Robinson, millwright. Charles Dorling was miller from at least 1850 until 1862. The last miller was Charles Appleby, who appears to have ceased working the mill by 1887. It was still standing in 1935 (CUTT 01019) but gone by 1976 (Farries, 1985, p. 20).

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Power source Wind
Mill type Post mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 11729
Location Fordham Heath
Historic county Essex
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TL 943 261
Latitude/longitude 51.89981121, 0.82201111



  • CUTT-01019 - "Fordham"
  • Farries, Kenneth G, Essex windmills, millers and millwrights, vol 4: A review by parishes, F-R (Charles Skilton, 1985)


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