Tower mill, Great Horwood

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

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The tower was rebuilt c 1890 and was later used as a residence. By 1932 it was unused and only the tower remained. The upper storeys were dismantled when the nearby airfield was built, c 1940, and by the 1970s it was a farm shed with a corrugated iron roof.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill function Corn mill
Archive ID 1688
Location Great Horwood
Historic county Buckinghamshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 765 299
Latitude/longitude 51.96232369, -0.88800409



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Group, "Buckinghamshire Windmills" (Records of Bucks, 20 (4), 1978)
  • Major, J K, SPAB Mills Section Record Card (1968)
  • Smith, Arthur C, Windmills in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire: a contemporary survey (Stevenage Museum publications, 1976)
  • Smith, Donald, English windmills, vol 2 (Architectural Press, 1932), p. 141
  • Vince, John, Windmills in Buckinghamshire and the chilterns (Format Publishing, 1976), p. 19
  • Windmill World

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