Windmill, Clifton Down, Bristol

A Wind powered Corn mill and Snuff mill in the historic county of Somerset, England.

The windmill was erected in 1766, originally for corn, then later for grinding snuff. The mill caught fire on 30 October 1777, after which it was left derelict for 52 years. The building was never used as a mill again, and became a studio.

Full details

Power source Wind
Mill type Tower mill
Mill functions Corn mill, Snuff mill
Archive ID 13527
Location Clifton Down, Bristol
Historic county Somerset
Country England
NGR ST 565 732
Latitude 51.45665396341281
Longitude -2.6264448613276272



Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Somerset VI.2 (1896)

Gregory, Roy, The Industrial Windmill in Britain (Phillimore, 2005) p 138