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Mills in Essex

18 March 2019

Essex County Council owns or leases several historic mills in the county. Four windmills and two watermills are restored and open to the public. The seventh mill, Beeleigh Steam Mill, is in under restoration.


The Windmills in Essex leaflet provides more information about the history of Essex windmills.


The mills are open to the public once a month from April to September. Please see the information on each mills for details. They also open for National Mills Weekend, the second Sunday of May each year and for the Heritage Open Day on the second Sunday of September each year. School group and other group visits by arrangement.

Map of sites of Essex Country Council-owned mills

Find out more about each mill, including opening times, parking and who to contact: