Mountnessing Windmill

Mountnessing Windmill


A post mill with a 16-sided roundhouse and tailpole winding. Built in 1807 and worked commercially until 1924. Restored to working order by Essex County Council in 1983. Grinds flour occasionally. Received a SPAB plaque in 1996.


Grid reference:

TQ 631 979

Town/city: Chelmsford
OS sheet:


Postcode: CM15 0UG
Geocode: @51.656778, 0.356519 Open in Map

In Mountnessing, off B1002, off A12, about 3 miles north east of Brentwood. Approach beside the Village Hall.


Name: Ms Gemma Clayton
Phone: 0345 603 7624

Opening Times:

April to September, third Sunday in each month, 2pm to 5pm.

Parties by appointment. Plus Sunday of National Mills Weekend (see below).

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Sunday 12th May, 2pm to 5pm.

Additional Information:

Owned by Essex County Council.