Windmill, Husborne Crawley

A wind-powered clay mill in the historic county of Bedfordshire, England.

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Mill was constructed c. 1800, and operated until 1840, when it was probably demolished. This mill was the earliest known use of wind power being used to drive a pug mill (as a replacement for the horse).

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Power source Wind
Mill type Horizontal windmill
Mill function Clay mill
Archive ID 13504
Location Husborne Crawley
Historic county Bedfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 965 361
Latitude/longitude 52.01577367, -0.59495716




  • Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 137


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