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Lowfield Heath Windmill, Charlwood

Location
Grid reference: TQ 234 407
OS sheet: 187
Postcode: RH6 OEL
In Rusper Road, Charlwood. Off A23 at the roundabout north of Gatwick Airport, follow signs for Charlwood. Then turn left in village opposite village hall.

A mid-18th century post mill with a brick roundhouse, which originally stood at Lowfield Heath, alongside Gatwick Airport. It was moved 2.5 miles to the present site in 1987-99. Last worked by wind in 1880, and now again complete after many years of restoration.
 
Opening times
June to August, last Sunday in each month, 14.00-17.00. Also Heritage Open Weekend (Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September), 14.00-17.00.  Other times by appointment. 
(See web site for dates). Other times by appointment.

National Mills Weekend opening times
Sunday 15th May only, 14.00-17.00. (see web site)

Contact
Mike Harrison, tel. 01293 862374, or Peter James, tel. 01403 272664.

Email
lh@ockleywindmill.co.uk

Web site
www.ockleywindmill.co.uk/lowfieldheathwindmill.htm