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Chesterton Windmill

Location
Grid reference: SP 349 594
OS sheet: 151
Postcode: CV33 9LB
Between Warwick & Banbury, 1.5 miles NE of A41, at roundabout 7 miles from Warwick.

A unique stone windmill, built on a circular arcade with six columns. Built in 1632-3 for Sir Edward Peyto, a local landowner. The mill worked until 1910. It contains wooden machinery including a lantern pinion and two pairs of millstones. Restored in 1971, and in the care of Warwickshire County Council.

Opening times 2017
Apart from National Mills Weekend, Chesterton Windmill will open on one further weekend  in 2017,  on September 9th & 10th, from 10.30-16.00 (last admission 15.30) More details can be found on the mill's special Midland Mills Group Facebook page
Admission is free; donations welcome. Stalls and refreshments available.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May,  10.30-16.00 (last admission 15.30)

Contact
Malcolm Murphy, tel. 01926 494294 (day)

Email
info@oncentre.co.uk

Web site
http://www.ourwarwickshire.org.uk/