Tyne and Wear HER(3104): Penshaw, Penshaw Windmill - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Windmill
Wind Power Site
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows Penshaw Windmill (Corn) at this location. Windmill in existence by 1775 when depicted on Tempest Estate map. Demolished by the end of 19th century. Mill Terrace is the sole clue on the ground of its existence today.
<< HER 3104 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; The Archaeological Practice Ltd., 2014, Penshaw: Not just a monument - Historic Village Atlas; Tempest Estate Map, 1775 (DRO NCB 1/X 227)