Photograph © Brenda Howard, under this Creative Commons Licence


Bocking Windmill

Grid reference: TL 763 259
OS sheet: 167
Postcode: CM7 5LQ
About 2 miles north of Braintree town centre, off Church Street, Bocking, mile west of A131.

A post mill with a 2-storey roundhouse, built in 1721 and moved to its present site in 1829. It ceased working at the outbreak of the First World War and was renovated externally in the 1980s and internally in the 1990s. Most machinery remains. Souvenirs and guide books on sale.

Opening times 2015
Monday 25th May; Sundays 14th June, 28th June, 26th July, 30th August & 27th September, all 14.00 -  17.00.

Sunday 14th June is the Official Re-opening.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2015
Not open due to Health and Safety assessment awaited.

Christine Burden, tel. 01376 324781.


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