Mile End Farm Mill, Reed

Mile End Farm Mill, Reed
Reed Windmill
Mill name Mile End Farm Mill
Mill location TL 359 386
52°01′45″N 0°01′05″W / 52.02917°N 0.01806°W / 52.02917; -0.01806
Operator(s) Private
Year built c1822
Purpose Corn mill
Type Tower mill
Storeys Four storeys
Number of sails Four sails
Year lost c1900

Mile End Farm Mill is a tower mill at Reed, Hertfordshire, England which has been truncated and converted to residential accommodation.



The earliest record of Mile End Farm Mill is its appearance on Andrew Bryant's map of Hertfordshire dated 1822. The mill was working until 1890 and was truncated c1900. The tower was incorporated into a house in the 1970s.[1]


Mile End Farm Mill was a four storey tower mill. No details of its cap and sails, internal machinery, millstones or whether it was winded by a fantail or not are known.[1]


  • William Giffen c1850-76
  • Frederick Giffen 1876-89
  • Thomas Clayden 1889-90

Reference for above:-[1]


  1. ^ a b c Moore, Cyril (1999). Hertfordshire Windmills and Windmillers. Sawbridgeworth: Windsup Publishing. pp. p99–100. ISBN 0 9533861 0 4. 

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