Monument record MYO4219 - Mount Mills


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Grid reference Centred SE 5959 5094 (52m by 54m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

Victoria County History, 1961, Victoria County History: A History of the County of York - The City of York, (Monograph). SYO1655.

Several windmills have stood on The Mount, outside Micklegate Bar. At least one was in existence by the 13th century (fn. 33) and Mount Mills survived in 1852. (fn. 34) At different times, various mills have been described as standing outside Micklegate Bar: for example, the corporation decided in 1620 to rebuild a windmill in York Field; (fn. 35) the Street Windmill was offered for sale in 1753; (fn. 36) a recently erected steam mill, and a smock mill known as Scarcroft Mill, were mentioned in 1840; (fn. 37) a post windmill stood in York Field in 1831; (fn. 38) a smock mill was lately built in 1783; (fn. 39) and a windmill was offered for sale in 1825. (fn. 40) No trace now remains of the mills in The Mount area

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Monograph: Victoria County History. 1961. Victoria County History: A History of the County of York - The City of York.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 20 2016 12:49PM


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